Get into the spirit of the end of year celebrations thanks to 150 chalets spread over the historic squares in Metz. Ice rink, Ferris wheel, Christmas Pyramid, Finnish village, video mapping, hot drink with christmas spices and sweets are the perfect recipe for a day, weekend or longer… surrounded by Christmas magic.

New in 2019, Finland is guest of honour on place de la République and new exhibitors will be selling their products this year.

20th November – 29th December 2019.
The ice rink, Christmas market on place d'Armes and the Ferris Wheel are open until 5th January 2020.
Video mapping starts 21st November.

Opening hours:
Every day from 11 am – 8 pm
Friday and Saturday until 9 pm
Closed on 25th December.

Don't miss:

Late night opening: every Friday and Saturday until 9 pm (11 pm on place de Chambre) and until 10 pm on Saturday 8th December.

Sunday opening: Sundays 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd December 2019 from 10 am – 8 pm.
N.B. the shops in Metz are also open on these dates.

Discover "Metz, Christmas lights" stay

St.Nicholas : The Patron Saint of schoolchildren awaits you in the heart of the convivial Saint Nicolas's village, place de la Comédie, for two days of celebration, the 7th and 8th December 2019. Highlight of the festivities: the «  EnVolée Céleste » show in front of the Cathedral, by the Transe Express Compagny, it will amaze young and old alike!

Show "EnVolée Céleste" by Transe Express Company @ Natacha Faillet

More information about St Nicholas' program


Celebrating the 800th anniversary of Saint Etienne's Cathedral

Les terrasses flottantes

© Video mapping by Artslide

From 21st November 2019 to February 2021, Metz is celebrating the 800 years of Saint Etienne's cathedral.

Video mapping on the west face of the cathedral, exhibitions, concerts, guided visits, conferences, book signings, theatrical creations, sale of commemorative objects etc.

800 ans de la Cathédrale Saint-Etienne de Metz

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Short break “Metz, Christmas Lights”

© Phiippe Gisselbrecht - Ville de Metz / Benoît Lapray

Come and discover the Magic of Christmas with the stay “Metz, Christmas Lights” organised by the agency Inspire Metz – Tourist Office.

From 77€* per person.
Stay available from the end of November to the end of December, during the period of the Christmas markets.

*Based on a one-night stay. Tariff subject to availability with our partners at the time of your booking.

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