Metz Information About
Metz with its lush nature, long history and architecture carrying the traces of the Medieval Age is located in the northeast of France. The rich history of the city which was established beside the Moselle and Seille Rivers is longer over 3000 years old. In this city that was under the German domination for 40 years, it is possible to see the traces of this period. In the UNESCO World Heritage List, Metz is the quite deveoped center in terms of the information technologies, metallurgical and automotive industry in Lorraine’s region besides being famous for its public gardens and parks. The name of Metz comes from the Celtic tribe named as “Mediomatrici”that was the first owner of the city. After the city which lived its golden age in 15th century connected to the Roman Empire, it was started to be known as “Divodurum Madiomatricum” in other words “Holy Village” and as “Mettis” in the next periods . The city which is the junction point of France, Germany and Luxemburg is the center of the economy in Lorraine’s region. The summers are hot; the winters are cold and snowy here. So the ideal period to buy flight ticket to Metz is between the months of spring and autumn. In the city which has quite rich architecture thanks to being the transit point of different cultures and its centuries old history, the buildings over than 100 have been accepted as historical monuments. Known as a city of history and art, Metz has developed in terms of tourism recently.
From the airport to the city center
When you get a Metz plane ticket to Metz, you land at Metz Nancy Airport, which is located in the southeast of the city. It is also possible to reach the city from different cities by public transport such as planes, trains and buses. Metz-Nancy Airport serves as a common airport for Metz and Nancy. There are several transport alternatives to get to the city from the airport, which is 18 km from the center.
To get to the city center from the airport, you can opt for shuttle buses that take 45 minutes.
The taxis at the exit of the terminal depart after departure. If you are looking for a quick and comfortable alternative to transportation, you can choose a taxi.
You can rent your car by visiting the offices of some of the world famous car rental companies on the ground floor of the terminal. If you don't want to spend a lot of time at the airport, we recommend booking online. With martiGO you can compare flight prices and find the most suitable Metz flight ticket for you.