Forbach

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownForbach
Insee code57227
Postcode57600
Latitude49.1865150
Longitude6.8952950
AltitudeFrom 192 to 388 meters
Surface16.32 km²
Population21954 inhabitants
Density1345 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

National labelOeting at 2.1 km
Chief townMetz (at 61 km, 43 min)Morsbach at 2.8 km
DepartmentMoselleStiring-Wendel at 3.2 km
RegionLorraineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Forbach is the largest city in the former coalfield (now Valley Rosselle). It has 22,432 inhabitants and about 85,000 in the urban community (Forbach Porte de France). It is, after Metz, Thionville and Montigny-les-Metz, the 4th largest city in the department of Moselle. Highway A320 is tangent to the municipality, placing it 45 minutes from Metz, Strasbourg or 1:15 1:05 Nancy. The ICE DB (the German high speed train of Deutsche Bahn) allows Forbach be at 1:45 am only 2 hours from Paris and Frankfurt am Main.


SIGHTSEEING

Forbach received two flowers Contest towns and villages in bloom. The Tourist Office is located in the charming castle Barrabino adjacent to City Hall.

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Schlossberg Park, with its medieval tower that allows a panoramic view over the city.

The Holy Cross Chapel, a historic monument from the 13th century and overlooking the entire region of Warndt.

The church of Saint-Remi built in 1866 in the neo-Gothic.

The Franco-German Garden. Inaugurated in 1960, the park is an area of 50 hectares frequented by many French and German public (lake, paddleboat, Casino, train, botanical garden, playground for children, shows some occasions).

The Olympic swimming pool with sauna.

The center of cultural activities.

The Musée du Carreau de la Mine.

Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Forbach
Information pointsTourist Office of Forbach
MonumentsCastle of Schlossberg,   Chapel Sainte-Croix
Performance hallsLe Carreau

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Many activities and events, some related to the history of the mine, are scheduled each year. Inquire at the Tourist Office of the City (Internet or locally).


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Many forests are conducive to hiking, wilderness tours for cycling fans, many parks, museums and of course the proximity of the neighboring Saar. Thus, Saarbrücken, a city of nearly 200,000 residents, has everything you would expect of a modern city: vibrant pedestrian zone (with several shopping malls of over 20,000 sq ft each), a zoo, animal park, outdoor pools, Calypso (natatorium), museums, exit opportunities for young people (clubs) and old (théâtres. ..), an international airport, a park on the prehistory and dinosaurs (Neunkirchen) etc..

PHOTOS

Around the SchlossbergAround the Schlossberg
 
Congress Centre of BurghofCongress Centre of Burghof
Garden Franco-GermanGarden Franco-German
 
Forbach from the skyForbach from the sky
Marienau Well, now dismantledMarienau Well, now dismantled
 
Train-Tram linking Saarbrücken SarregueminesTrain-Tram linking Saarbrücken Sarreguemines

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WEATHER

Friday 25 April
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Min. 12°C - Max. 21°C
Saturday 26 April
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Min. 11°C - Max. 18°C
Sunday 27 April
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantÀ la Rose  
9.1
  SPECIAL OFFER
Stiring-Wendel
Located in Moselle, in the region of Warndt on the border between France and Germany, À la Rose restaurant welcomes you in a warm and refined. The property is an institution for over...
Located 2.1 km from Forbach31 € per person 
Alsatian restaurantLa Table Alsacienne  
8.3
Farébersviller
La Table Alsacienne welcomes you in a warm border between Alsace and Lorraine, in the city of Farébersviller. Distinguished by the famous guide and Tables Hostels France, the restaurant...
Located 8.2 km from Forbach24 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantAuberge Saint Walfrid  
9.2
Sarreguemines
You will fall in love with the Auberge Saint Walfrid, magnificent hotel-restaurant de Lorraine, located in the heart of the countryside. Chef Stephan Schneider Maître Cuisinier de France...
Located 12.8 km from Forbach48 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 5 bedroomsLes deux granges    
8.6
Bérig-Vintrange
We will be delighted to welcome you in our house Berig Vintrange, quiet village in our campaign; Rooms of various styles in a big old house of 450 sqm, rooms have wifi tv dvd, magazines,...
Located 29 km from ForbachFrom 57 € to 75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 2 personsGîte : Les dames de la Montagne  
9.3
Frauenberg
Comfortable country cottage of 55 m² located on the ground floor of an old farmhouse converted. The accommodation comprises a bedroom, lounge (TV) and open living room with kitchen,...
Located 17.6 km from Forbach268 € per week 
House for 10 personsGîtes de l'Albe   NEW
Léning
Cottage in 2 parts can be rented separately! Comprising 5 bedrooms with 2 single beds or 10 beds, which can also be rented separately or with 4 sleeps 6 sleeps! 3 bathrooms, 3 toilets,...
Located 26 km from ForbachFrom 360 € to 400 € per week 

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HOTELS

DM hotel - Hotel in ForbachDM hotel     
7.4
Forbach
This hotel restaurant is ideally located in the centre of Forbach, just 100 metres from the main train station. Its contemporary rooms have a flat-screen satellite TV and a shower....
Located in ForbachRoom from 72 €
ibis budget Forbach Centre - Hotel in Forbachibis budget Forbach Centre     
7.4
Forbach
The ibis budget Forbach Centre is located in Forbach, just a 5-minute walk from the train station. The hotel has a 24-hour reception and free Wi-Fi access throughout. Rooms here will...
Located in ForbachRoom from 34 €
Hotel Premium - Hotel in ForbachHotel Premium     
7.5
Forbach
Hotel Premium is in a quiet location 15 km from Sarrebuck airport. It offers free Wi-Fi, free on-site parking, air-conditioned rooms and a buffet breakfast. Guest rooms feature a flat-screen...
Located in ForbachRoom from 44 €

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Best Western Plus Metz Technopole
The Best Western Metz Technopôle is located 3 km from the historical centre of Metz, on the edge of an 18-hole golf course. Guests have free access to...
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