Barst tourism and travel guide

Photo of Barst in Moselle

Photo is of Bitche at 43 km from Barst

Visit Barst: highlights and tourist information

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Barst is situated in the Moselle department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Barst in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bitche at 43 km and Metz at 48 km.

Barst, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 43 km (direction east)

The citadel in Bitche is very interesting, with videos explaining the history and sieges...

See Bitche guide


at 48 km (direction west)

As well as the cathedral it is the grand squares surrounded by 18th century...

See Metz guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

As well as the pretty half-timbered houses, the centre of Neuwiller-les-Saverne is dominated by...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

The Chateau des Rohans dominates the medieval heart of Saverne, well placed for exploring...

See Saverne guide


at 58 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

It is the abbey, and in particular its ornate facade, that is the highlight...

See Marmoutier guide


Most Beautiful Village at 62 km (direction west-north-west)

The medieval centre in the fortified village of Rodemack make it one of the...

See Rodemack guide


at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department

The centre of Nancy around Place Stanislaus is impressive enough to be classed as...

See Nancy guide


at 66 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

Although lacking major monuments Wasselonee is a pleasant town to explore when you are...

See Wasselonne guide

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Map of places to visit near Barst


Markets in and near Barst

  • Farebersviller: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Freyming-Merlebach: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Avold: market Friday (10km)
  • Forbach: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Behren-les-Forbach: market Saturday (14km)
  • Sarralbe: market Thursday (16km)
  • Stiring-Wendel: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Faulquemont: market Thursday (17km)
  • Sarreguemines: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Creutzwald: market Thursday (19km)

More information about Barst, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Barst, France

What to do at Barst? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Barst.

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Pange (35km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lindre (31km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sarreguemines (18km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (33km)

Geography and distances

Barst is in the north-east of France at 48 kilometres from Metz, the department capital (general information: Barst is 328 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barst

Canton: Freyming-Merlebach

Arrondissement: Forbach

Department: Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 57450

Distance to Barst

from Metz (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 328 km

from Calais: 413 km

from Nice: 598 km

from Bordeaux: 733 km

from Strasbourg: 86 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Barst from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Altrippe, Biding, Cappel, Farebersviller, Farschviller, Fremestroff, Guenviller, Henriville, Hoste, Laning, Leyviller, Lixing-les-Saint-Avold, Loupershouse, Macheren, Maxstadt, Saint-Jean-Rohrbach and Seingbouse.

This page in French: Visiter Barst