Maizières-lès-metz Tourism, France

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Maizières-lès-Metz (Lorrain: Mach'ire) is a commune in the Moselle department in Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine in north-eastern France. It was the original home of the now German de Maizière family which, being Huguenots, had to emigrate from France to Prussia in the 17th century. Preserving the name of their original home up to the present, prominent members of the family include Lothar de Maizière, last Prime Minister of the German Democratic Republic, the politician Thomas de Maizière and the general Ulrich de Maizière. From 1871-1918, as part of Alsace-Lorraine, Maizières belonged to Germany as Maizières-bei-Metz. Between 1915-18 the town's name was briefly Germanized to Macheren. During the German occupation from 1940-44 it was known as Machern-bei-Metz. The amusement park Walygator is located in Maizières-les-Metz.


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Facts and Stats for Maizières-lès-metz*

  • Living in Maizières-lès-metz - Quality of Life

    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.49 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Maizières-lès-metz

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Maizières-lès-metz

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.18 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.92 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 73.84 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.99 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 104.61 USD

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