City of the low valley of the Orne, Rombas takes place in Moselle, in the East Grand region. Straddling two natural regions, the Plateau Lorraine and Moselle Coast, it is a few dozen kilometers from the Belgian border, German and Luxembourg, near Metz.
Rombas the town was founded in the seventh century by the German Franc, Rumo. Long large village of viticulture, particularly under the influence of the monks of the Abbey of Gorze, she met the German annexation in the late nineteenth century, before returning to the French twentieth. The steel industry has shaped the face of Rombas in the nineteenth century, before seeing the furnaces stop in the middle of the 1980s.
Rewarded for four flowers in the competition of cities and flowered villages of France, and three @ the label Internet City, Rombas has put forward its charms and assets to attract visitors. Culture and architectural and natural heritage are preserved and provide a real attraction to this town in Moselle.
Rebuilt in 1938, the Saint-Rémi church is originally a religious building of the eighteenth century. It has preserved an original bell tower and has a mainly Romanesque Revival style. Small touches in the interior, one can admire an interesting Art Deco style, especially in the balcony, the reliefs or furniture.
Nearby, one can also admire a Gothic Protestant church of the early twentieth century, the chapel of Villers the same time, or beautiful cross carved in stone Jaumont.
In the city, especially in the old center, the mansions abound, like the apartment buildings of the eighteenth century, the former became Protestant school library, or the old town hall which serves aujourd 'police hui. Pastiche of the German era, pharmacy street of Metz reveals a beautiful setting of brick and stone.
Fitted on the right bank of the Orne, a bike ride, blue thread, lets go of Moineville in Valleroy through Rombas. One can also admire the rocks, limestone cliffs outcropping in the woods.
The Fond Saint-Martin is a popular tourist center. We discover among others, a football field, a petting zoo, children's games, or a dance floor. Various hiking trails around the area and allow to enjoy the fauna and flora.
The market is held every Thursday morning in the square of the City Hall.
All summer, the city offers its Estivales. Every Friday evening, concerts, street performances and dance and other free activities are offered in the streets.
In early July, the city hosts the Foll'Dingue, a running sixteen and six kilometers. It takes place entirely in the forest on very hilly roads, with several obstacles.
In September, up to Scream and Run, night orienteering somewhat special, reserved for zombies!
A Christmas market is held in December.