centre pompidou, golf and tourism in metz, moselle

metz and the centre pompidou

The Best Western Plus Hotel Metz Technopole is located 3 kilometres from the historic centre of Metz and the following major sights: the Centre Pompidou-Metz, the Porte des Allemands, theMusée de la Cour d'Or , the Place d'Armes and the Place de la République. It is an ideal starting point for exploring Metz and its surroundings during a business or leisure trip.

A powerful architectural statement and an ingenious space dedicated to modern and contemporary art, the Centre Pompidou-Metz is witness to the thriving architectural and cultural heritage of Metz.

Discover Metz in the Moselle region, a city with 3000 years of history, exceptionally preserved in green surroundings at the confluence of the Moselle and Seille rivers.

culture and heritage

Located at the crossroads of Europe, Metz has been an important settlement since Roman times. Historical sights include :

  • Ancient baths at the Museums of Metz (the Golden Courtyard Museums)
  • Cathédrale Saint-Etienne with 6500 m² of stained glass windows
  • 18th-century squares and houses
  • Exceptional military heritage
  • Imperial Quarter around Gare Guillaume II

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The Museums of Metz founded in 1839 and nicknamed the Golden Courtyard, comprising :

  • An archaeological museum featuring rich collections of Gallo-Roman art
  • A museum of architecture from the Middles Ages to the Renaissance
  • A fine art museum
  • A museum of military history
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nature, sport and leisure

Nature : Water flows through Metz along 22 kilometres of river banks, animating the heart of the city. The Pavillon Bleu marina lies in the verdant city centre. A cradle of urban ecology, Metz also houses the European Institute of Ecology and has more than 37 m2 of green space per capita.
Sport : Metz has an attractive and comprehensive range of facilities to practise sport and follow major events.

  • Five golf courses within a radius of 30 kilometres
  • A kayak course in the heart of the city
  • A famous skate park

Saint-Symphorien stadium, the lair of Metz FC, the lair of Metz FC ; The Palais Omnisport Les Arènes, home of Metz Handball Club (15 times French champions) and witness to the best tennis players in the world during the Moselle Ope.

Leisure and culture : Walk around Metz by night and discover great venues and welcoming bars.

Enjoy concerts and shows in venues such as the Arsenal Concert Hall, the Opéra-Théatre de Metz Métropole and the Trinitaires. Take part in popular events such as the illuminated market, the Saint Nicholas celebrations, the Christmas market, the Fêtes de la Mirabelle, the Montgolfiades and Nuit Blanche (the all-night arts festival)e.

Events in Metz   

garden golf of metz technopole

Just a 15 minutes from Metz downtown, the Garden Golf is a veritable green bower situated nearby. A perfect place to learn to play golf and enjoy yourself. Its 18 hole course, 5800 metres/71 is accessible for players of all levels.