Metz Itinerary 1 Day
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A Day in Metz - Perfect 24 Hours Guide
Known for its historic monuments and lovely, old buildings, Metz is a charming old town whose historic heritage has earned it the tag of a "Ville d'Art et d'Histoire" (City of Art and History). With the help of this Metz Itinerary 1 Day, know the best way to explore Metz in 24 hours.
How to spend 1 day in Metz?
Early in the morning, begin your day with a visit to Temple Neuf housed in the Garden of Love. The church is constructed in grey sandstone and boasts of a Romanesque Revival style of architecture. This rustic style of construction beautifully contrasts with the classical architecture of the nearby Opera-Theatre House. Next, head to the Opéra-Théâtre de Metz Métropole which is touted to be among the oldest theatres in France. This opulent auditorium features exquisitely decorated interiors, ornate balustrades, and a classical architecture typical of the 18th century.
In the afternoon, make your way to the Centre Pompidou-Metz, a modern art museum which consists of a 10,700 square meters of exhibition space divided up into three galleries and lies between two picturesque gardens. Exhibiting 76,000 pieces of works by talented artists, this staggering collection is simply stunning! Named after the Teutonic Knights, Porte des Allemands is the last relic of the town's medieval ramparts. An interesting structure which has an appearance of a castle, this should be your next destination.
Early in the evening, head to the Musées de Metz Métropole La Cour d'Or, a lovely art, and history museum that is named after the legendary palace of Merovingian Kings that once stood on the same site. With exhibits spanning across the genres of archaeology, architecture, medieval art and history, and fine arts, this antiquities collection is sure to wow you.
Make Metz Cathedral, or the Cathedral of Saint-Etienne, the final stop of your day. The Cathedral of Saint-Etienne is called the "Lantern of God" due to its exquisite stained-glass windows, its gothic architecture, the slender towers and the delicate spires. One of the tallest Gothic cathedrals in the world, the Metz Cathedral boasts of equally stunning interiors and is one of the most popular tourist attractions in Metz.
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