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Forbach tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Bitche at 41 km from Forbach

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Forbach 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 Forbach in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Bitche at 41 km and Neuwiller-les-Saverne at 55 km.

Forbach, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bitche guide


at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


Most Beautiful Village at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Rodemack guide


at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Saverne guide

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Map of places to visit near Forbach


Markets in and near Forbach

Market days in Forbach: weekly market: Tuesday & Friday;

  • Forbach: market Tuesday & Friday (0km)
  • Behren-les-Forbach: market Saturday (3km)
  • Stiring-Wendel: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Freyming-Merlebach: market Thursday (7km)
  • Farebersviller: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Creutzwald: market Thursday (15km)
  • Sarreguemines: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Saint-Avold: market Friday (16km)
  • Sarralbe: market Thursday (23km)
  • Faulquemont: market Thursday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near Forbach, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Pange (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lindre (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sarreguemines (15km)

Geography and distances

Forbach is in the north-east of France at 53 kilometres from Metz, the department capital (general information: Forbach is 333 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Forbach

Canton: Forbach

Arrondissement: Forbach

Department: Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 57600

Distance to Forbach

from Metz (prefecture): 53 km

from Paris: 333 km

from Calais: 410 km

from Nice: 610 km

from Bordeaux: 744 km

from Strasbourg: 91 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Behren-les-Forbach, Bening-les-Saint-Avold, Bousbach, Cocheren, Etzling, Folkling, Freyming-Merlebach, Kerbach, Morsbach, Oeting, Petite-Rosselle, Rosbruck, Schoeneck, Spicheren and Stiring-Wendel.

This page in French: Visiter Forbach


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