Going solo

Vous venez en solo à Metz Métropole ? Voici quelques suggestions de visites et sorties à faire à cette occasion.

At your own pace: the museums

Metz Métropole has many cultural places that you can visit at your own pace according to your own interests. Do you like history, archaeological remains and the medieval era? The Musée de la Cour was made for you! Go to the upper floors and the last rooms in the museum to head to the rooms reserved for painting. 

Do you prefer modern and contemporary art? You’ll delight in the paintings, sculptures, performances and installations at the Centre Pompidou-Metz. The Centre Pompidou-Metz also holds meetings and conferences.

A taster with a view to a longer stay? Board the Metz mini tourist train!

Are you only passing through and want to do a quick tour of the city? Climb aboard the mini electric tourist train, fasten your seatbelt and leave for a one hour tour of the city centre, with commentary! From the cathedral to Sainte-Croix hill, place de la République to the imperial district, Centre Pompidou to the German's Gate...: this first glimpse will make you want to come back and learn more.

Walks in Metz Métropole

In Metz, culture goes hand in hand with nature. And just to be sure, come and explore the many parks and gardens located in the heart of the historic district. Jardin des Tanneurs (Tanners’ Garden), Jardin des Plantes Médicinales (Medicinal Plant Garden), Jardin d’Amour (Lovers’ Garden), Lac aux Cygnes (Swan Lake)... So many evocative names which present and opportunity for beautiful discoveries. For long walks along the waterside, head for the marina, canal de Jouy, or the ramparts trail. Walking or cycling alone is an activity that is much appreciated by Metz locals Why not give it a go?

Do you have a vehicle and you want to extend your trip? There are many hiking trails in Metz Métropole. The trails are safe and signposted, and allow you to explore Mont Saint-Quentin, Val de Moselle, or even the old wine-growing villages in Pays Messin. 

Download the map of nature walks in Metz Métropole

Boat trips

If you would prefer a short trip in the company of an original guide who will show you both the cultural and natural side of Metz, board one of the solar powered boats which tour the Moselle river: a pleasant stroll along the riverside, between the city centre canals and île Saint-Symphorien, with a snack or picnic upon request.