A particularly popular spot for inhabitants of Metz over the week-end; they come to walk and fish. The lake is also equipped with a children’s play area and a park for roller skating and skateboarding.
Seille Park in Metz
The Park has a 700m-long stretch reserved for roller skaters and cyclists.
Further information on Seille Park (in French)
Bowling and go-karting are just some of the activities to enjoy as a family. See addresses offering these activities (auf Französisch)
Set in a natural backdrop, this theme park offers over 50 attractions, shows and entertainment in a natural setting.
Web : http://www.walygatorparc.com (in French)
Fond Saint Martin Leisure Park at Rombas
Set in the heart of a 400-hectare forest valley, the leisure park offers a bird trail, a forest discovery trail, an orientation trail, mountain bike circuits, fishing zones and an animal park. More information at the Rombas Tourist Office, tel : +33 (0)3 87 67 92 25
E-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Maze at Vigy
As a family or with a group of friends, your challenge is to find your way through the corn maze, decoding the key to puzzles you will find signposted along the way.
More information on: http://www.vigy-labyrinthe.org
Tourist mini-train of Metz
Get a panoramic view of the historical and architectural heritage of the city; see the most important monuments, restored squares, the Imperial Quarter, all in just 45 minutes.
Further information: Metz Tourist Office
Vallée de la Canner tourist railway at Vigy
A steam train will take you on a tour of the lush green scenery in the Canner Valley. Departures from Vigy, 1 Rue de la Gare. Find out more
In fine weather, hire an electric boat, pedal boat or rowing boat from La Flottille.
Adress: Quai des régates, 57000 Metz
Tel : +33 (0)3 87 36 86 71
La Lorraine Fluviale cruises
La Lorraine Fluviale offers 45-minute relaxing mini-cruises on the Moselle River.
At any time of the year, The river boat also welcomes you for a cruise across the water in time to music.
More information on the website http://www.lelorraine.com
Winner of the national and European prize for its floral contribution, 4-flower city, Metz, is a town of nature and flowers. With its 470 hectares of open space, Metz can offer no less than 35 m² of greenery to each of its inhabitants. Take a walk along the 37 km of uninterrupted walkways in the various gardens and parks all year round.
Located on a site of approximately twenty hectares, the Parc du Pas-de-Loup boasts a large number of wild birds of all species.
Follow the itinerary and discover the park and join bird-watching outings organised each spring by the League for the Protection of Birds.
Rue du Gué à Metz-Magny
More information (in French)
Fond Saint Martin leisure park in Rombas also offers a bird-watching trail and an animal park. See information above
At Pégase Farm children can discover farm animals. Walks and pony-horse camps are also available.
Address: 88 rue de Metz, F-57130 Rezonville - Contact details and information
La Pierre aux Anes offers hikes with a pack-saddle donkey
Address: 25 allée des Platanes, F-57530 Les Etangs - Contact details and information
Frescaty Stables have a pony club.
Address: 129 bis rue de Frescaty, F-57160 Moulins-les-Metz - Tel: +33 (0)3 87 64 30 87
Le Haras de Vernéville organise pony and horse rides or an introduction to horse-riding.
Address: 17 rue d'Amanvillers, F-57130 Vernéville - Tel: +33 (0)3 87 61 99 85
Metz has a full range of enticing offers so you can play or enjoy all the thrills sport has to offer: no less than 5 golf courses await you within a 25-kilometers radius, discover the amazing kayak circuit in the very heart of the city, or try out the brand new skate park.
A city of all seasons, one of the major assets of Metz has to be its wide range of festivities.
A lively string of festivals, shows and events throughout the year give families the opportunity to visit Metz.
Would you prefer to teach your children about the history and monuments of Metz? The Tourist Office organises themed tours especially created for youngsters (in French). Our discovery trails also provide a fun way to discover the city with your children (information at Metz Tourist Office).
The Intercommunal Union for Tourism in Metz publishes a children’s activity guide available on request from the Metz Tourist Office.