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Frequently asked questions

Pays Thionvillois Tourisme
  • WHAT ARE THE OPENING HOURS OF PAYS THIONVILLOIS TOURISME?

    The Tourist Office is open Monday to Friday from 9.30 am to 6.00 pm non-stop, and on Saturdays from 10.00 am to 5.00 pm non-stop! In July and August, the Office is open from 11.00 am to 3.00 pm on Sundays. However, it is closed on public holidays. Find out how to come to Thionville and get around.

     

  • WHAT TO BUY AT THE TOURIST OFFICE?

    TICKETS

    We provide a ticket office offering advantageous prices for Kinepolis cinema, Villa Pompéï spa, Amnéville Zoo and Paintball in Veckring. We also sell tickets for the Flixbus if you want to travel around France and Europe by bus. You can even collect tickets sold at the Casino 2000 in Mondorf and tickets for shows in Trèves, Coblence, Merzig and more thanks to the Ticket Régional platform.

    LOCAL AND TOURIST PRODUCTS

    At our store, you will find a selection of local products: liqueurs and mirabelle plum brandy, wines from our vineyards in Moselle, terrines and foie gras and products from our famous Boutique en Platt (link here www.boutiqueenplatt.com):  in short, everything you need to bring a piece of our region back home with you.

  • HOW TO ORGANISE A GUIDED TOUR?

    To organise a guided tour, contact Elodie, the head of the Tours and Visits service via this form. She’ll be happy to organise everything for you. If Elodie is not available, Rémi, Louise, Julie or Manuela will take over.

    You can contact Elodie by calling +333 82 53 33 18 and even talk to her in person at the Tourist Office.

  • IS IT POSSIBLE TO BOOK A GUIDED TOUR FOR UNDER 15 PEOPLE?

    Individual guided tours are organised according to a specific schedule in July, August and December. However, it is possible to plan a guided tour whenever it is more convenient for you. The guide package costs €90 for the group.

     

USEFUL INFORMATION
  • WHEN ARE THE MARKET DAYS IN THIONVILLE?

    The markets are held every Tuesday from 8.00 am to 10.00 am at the car park on Rue du Manège and Place Hugo. Food markets are held on Saturdays from 6.00 am to 12.00 pm at the car park on Rue du Manège and Place Hugo. The flea markets start in March, and are held on Sundays from 6.00 am to 12.00 pm on Place de la Liberté and rue du Général Walker.

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  • HOW MANY PEOPLE LIVE IN THIONVILLE AND ITS SURROUNDINGS?

    The conurbation of Thionville is formed by 13 municipalities which make it the second urban centre in Moselle. It has a population of 80,000 over a geographic are of 156 square meters. Thionville, the main city in the conurbation has 42,000 inhabitants.

     

  • WHERE TO FIND TOURISM BROCHURES?

    We suggest you download and consult the documentation available on our website.  For this, go to this page, select the eye icon to view the document and the arrow to download it on your computer.

    If you’d rather receive paper brochures at home, on the same page select “Order paper version” for the document(s) that interest you. Then click on “Next” and complete the form with your contact details. Your request will be dealt with within 48 hours.

     

  • WHERE ARE THE FREE CAR PARKS IN THIONVILLE?

    The free car parks closest to the centre of Thionville are on Place de la Liberté and Quai Nicolas Krauser. As you move further away from the centre, you’ll find free parking places next to the train station.

    For further information: https://www.thionville.fr/fr/stationnement-payant.

    From 2 pm on Sundays, all the car parks are free of charge! Car parks with barriers are free as well. Just take a ticket when you arrive and show it at the gate when you leave and the barriers will open without you having to pay.

     

  • WHERE CAN I FIND WI-FI IN THIONVILLE?

    You’ll find a free Wi-Fi connexion at our premises and in certain cafés and restaurants.

    The local library provides computers with an Internet connection.

  • ARE THERE ANY SERVICE AREAS FOR CAMPERVANS?

    You’ll find a service area for campervans in Thionville at the Camping Municipal, in Basse-Ham at the Camping du Port. There is also a service area in Amnéville, behind the tourist office and in Rodemack and Sierck-les-Bains.

  • WHERE CAN WE PARK WITH A CAMPERVAN IN THIONVILLE?

    It is possible to park van/campervan at the camping areas designed for this purpose. Parking is tolerated on Place de la Liberté and along Boulevard du XXè Corps but you will have to make sure that no event is planned on that day and you will have to inform Municipal Police. Their phone number is +33 (0)3 82 53 32 81.

  • WHERE CAN I FIND A BIKE REPAIR SHOP IN THIONVILLE?

    You can take your beloved bike to Cycles Garsi (1 rue des Artisans), Chez Pierron (1 route de Metz) or Décathlon (ZAC Meilbourg, on the road to Illange in Yutz).

     

THE THREE-BORDER AREA
  • WHAT IS THE THREE-BORDER AREA?

    The Three-Border area is a territory which is part of Moselle and which shares its borders with Germany, Luxembourg, including Le Pays Thionvillois and the Pays de Sierck. It’s one of France’s History’s hotspot, and also for Europe’s history. In this border country cohabit wine productions, heavy industry and military structures from the past from Vauban to Maginot.

  • WHAT ARE THE LOCAL SPECIALITIES?

    Apart from mirabelle plums which are one of the region’s specialties, Lorraine is a gourmet region with quality high-quality products and farmers. Taste a genuine Quiche Lorraine and many the many other specialties: pâtés lorrains, fumés lorrains, potées lorraines. Round off your meals with our mirabelle or damson plum pies and our macarons from Boulay. Accompany your meals with Moselle AOC wines, beers from Lorraine and Mirabelle plum brandies. Find out our local products during your stay in the Three-border area.

     

  • HOW MUCH TIME DOES YOU NEED TO VISIT THE THREE-BORDER AREA?

    Take a one-week trip to visit the Three-border area and discover what it has to offer! The area is packed with places to discover. History has forged its heritage, and we invite you to come and see more of it: explore the natural landscapes, castles and medieval cities dating from the 11th to the 18th century, the countless military structures, the mines and the industries. Follow the Wine Route and taste the local products. Take advantage of our hotels, guesthouses and seasonal rentals, campsites and quirky accommodation to ensure a comfortable stay here. Our restaurants will offer you the chance to savour our local specialties and products made with love by our craftsmen.

  • ARE THERE ANY TOURISM SITES ACCESSIBLE FOR PEOPLE WITH REDUCED MOBILITY?

    People with reduced mobility can visit several sites such as the Jardin des Traces in Uckange and the Moulin in Buding, which organises activities especially for them. The following sites are partly accessible: La Grange Castle, Malbrouck Castle, Ecomuseum of the steel mines of Lorraine, the Maginot Line (Ouvrage Hackenberg). For more information about the visits, please consult these sites’ web pages.

  • WHAT CAN WE DO WITH CHILDREN IN THE THREE-BORDER AREA?

    You can visit any site with children. However, some sites offer activities specifically designed for them. You can also book guided tours for children. Take a look at the section devoted to children’s leisure time.