Metz Cathedral

If you’re wanting to go to a Cathedral for the books-Metz is one in every of them. 

The Metz Cathedral has probably the most stained glass of any cathedral in the whole WORLD!

It’s attractive!  My footage do not do it justice.

I went with my mother to go to and discover Metz France and this was a should on our record.  We discovered it with no downside in any respect.  When you drive into Metz, the highest of the cathedral is seen from practically each route.
As soon as inside, put together to spend at the least 90 minutes. 

We went in late December and it was very chilly outdoors, however nearly as chilly inside.  You’ll find yourself holding your coat on when you stroll round.

They’ve free brochures in English that you could stroll round with, together with an outline of numbered areas within the cathedral.

Every stopping level has some details about what you’re looking at that features a translation in English on the backside. 

To go to the cathedral, it’s free.  However if you need to go to the crypt and treasury, you need to pay 6 euro/particular person.  We did this, and for us it was price it.  The cathedral workers offer you a historical past and speaking paper for the crypt and the treasury in numerous totally different languages.  It was very accommodating and made it in order that we knew what we had been taking a look at and capable of admire it extra since we might learn all of it in English. 

One of many shows within the Treasury

Within the Crypt

Within the Crypt
Treasury show

It was breathtaking to view all of the stained glass and an effective way to see France for the primary time.

Issues to know:

Hours:  Solar – Sat 8:00 am – 6:00 pm

Location: About 1 hour and 15 minutes from Spangdahlem. 
Cathedral Handle:  Place D’Armes, 5700 Metz, France
(there’s a Metz vacationer/data workplace throughout the road from the Cathedral.  We purchased a Metz map for .50 euro that instructed us the place historic websites and landmarks had been within the metropolis).

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Cathedral: FREE (extra 6 euro for the crypt and treasury-you get entry to each rooms with the 6 euro)
There’s a little reward/memento sales space contained in the church
You’ll be able to discuss (quietly) contained in the church and take footage
Parking:  If you happen to drive previous the entrance of the cathedral, on the suitable is a car parking zone the place you pay hourly upfront.  However to the left of that car parking zone, there’s underground parking.  That is VERY tight parking.  My jeep match, however I needed to pull in my aspect mirrors to suit means of the underground parking.  This was higher parking for us.  If you happen to journey Europe, a whole lot of instances you pay for parking upfront from a parking meter machine, put the ticket in your automotive sprint after which be sure that to return to your automotive earlier than that point expires.  The underground parking was higher, as a result of we didn’t pay till we had been prepared to depart. This meant we weren’t on any time constraints. 
Underground Parking deal with:  Rue D’Estrees, 5700, Metz, France
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Restrooms: Beside the underground parking storage, to the left, are loos.  These are free and they’re truly very clear for public restrooms.
The opening to the suitable within the photograph is the underground parking. 
The smaller door opening to the left within the photograph is the restrooms. 
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There are TONS of locations to eat round that space, in addition to numerous buying!