Coming to Moselle

Moselle can be proud of its enviable location in the heart of Europe. It skirts Alsace, Germany and Luxembourg, and is near Belgium. And it has convenient motorway, railway, river and air connections to its tourist attractions.

Metz is the capital of Moselle and one of the area's main cultural and tourist highlights. The TGV high-speed train puts Paris 82 minutes from Metz!

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Getting to Moselle

By train: the TGV-East line runs 11 daily returns between Paris and Metz (82 mins.). It also stops at Thionville, Forbach, Sarrebourg and Lorraine’s TGV station.

By road: Metz is located at the junction of two major motorways: the Paris-Frankfurt A4 and the A31 connecting the North Sea coast to the Mediterranean coast via Luxembourg, Dijon and Lyon. By road Metz is therefore 320 km from Paris, 450 km from Lyon, 370 km from Lille, 160 km from Strasbourg, 57 km from Nancy, 65 km from Luxembourg, 68 km from Sarrebruck, 110 km from Trèves and 270 km from Brussels.

By air: Lorraine Airportt is equidistant from Metz and Nancy. It serves the main towns and cities in France offering direct flights from Lyon, Nantes, Nice and Clermont-Ferrand. Three further airports near Moselle serve the region: Luxembourg, Sarrebruck and Zweibrucken (Germany).


On this page, you will find the means of transport available in Moselle: train, bus, minibus, shuttle, carsharing, bicycle, taxi, private car with driver, etc.