A UNIQUE LOCATION IN EUROPE: AN IDEAL DESTINATION!
The region has extremely good transport links (motorway, railway, river and air), providing easy access to its many attractions. Metz, the capital of Moselle, is one of its biggest draws for tourists and lovers of culture. The TGV connects Paris to Metz in just 82 minutes!
Travel by train
TGV-Est offers 11 return trains between Paris and Metz every day (82 min). It also serves Thionville, Forbach, Sarrebourg and Lorraine TGV station.
Travel by plane
Lorraine Airport is located half way between Metz (30 mins) and Nancy (35 mins). It has year-round direct flights to Nice, Marseille, Toulouse, Constantine, Casablanca, as well as the hubs of Lyon & Algiers, which offer connections to many destinations.
Three other airports are located close to Moselle and serve the region: Luxembourg, Saarbrücken and Zweibrücken (Germany).
Travel by road
Two major motorways intersect close to Metz, serving the major towns of Moselle and offering easy connections to other cities throughout France.
Paris is 320 km away by road, Lyon 450 km, Lille 370 km, Strasbourg 160 km, Nancy 57 km, Luxembourg 65 km, Saarbrücken 68 km, Trier 110 km and Brussels 270 km.
Getting around in Moselle
There is no lack of ways to get around when visiting Moselle! If you are travelling without a car, trains, buses, minibuses, shuttles, taxis and other chauffeured vehicles are on hand to make life easier! You can even hire bikes, which are just as handy for getting between towns as they are for exploring our beautiful network of trails!
Our transport network makes it easy to reach any of our major tourist attractions!