An artistic hub in Lorraine
OUIBUS will take you to Metz for an unforgettable stay on the banks of the Moselle and Seille rivers. Discover the capital of the Lorraine department, and its beautiful green setting. It’s easiest to get around on foot or by bike. Begin by admiring the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne nicknamed “the good lord’s lantern” for the immense surface area of its stained glass windows. Take a peaceful moment at the Cloister of Les Récollets, and stop by the quirky octagonal Templiers Chapel.
In the heart of the town, you will be irresistibly drawn to the harbour. Take the time to wander along the quays and absorb the tranquillity of it all. If you’re into art and architecture, you’ll love Metz for is amazing variety of different styles and materials. From the train station to the medieval style half timbered houses on Avenue Foch, the urban landscape is a delightful jumble. Encounter treasures from centuries past, including Roman ruins, at the Musée de la Cour d’or. Marvel at the ultra modern Pompidou Centre building, dedicated to modern and contemporary art. As you wander through the maze of streets, you will discover quirky little shops and trendy cafes, especially in the Outre-Seille quarter, along Rue Taison and Rue des Jardins… Artists, craftspeople and antiques dealers will welcome you into their shops and studios. Metz is a delightful bubble of creativity and eclectic styles, and it’s just waiting for your visit!