Macheren tourism and travel guide

Photo of Macheren in Moselle

Photo is of Metz at 43 km from Macheren

Visit Macheren: highlights and tourist information

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Macheren 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 Macheren in Grand-Est.

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

Macheren, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Metz guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Bitche guide
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at 55 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...

See Neuwiller-les-Saverne guide


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

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

See Rodemack guide


at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Saverne guide


at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department

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

See Nancy guide


at 64 km (direction east-south-east), in the Bas-Rhin department

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

See Marmoutier guide

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Map of places to visit near Macheren


Markets in and near Macheren

  • Saint-Avold: market Friday (4km)
  • Freyming-Merlebach: market Thursday (6km)
  • Farebersviller: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Forbach: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Creutzwald: market Thursday (14km)
  • Faulquemont: market Thursday (14km)
  • Behren-les-Forbach: market Saturday (15km)
  • Stiring-Wendel: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Sarreguemines: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Sarralbe: market Thursday (22km)

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Tourist attractions near Macheren, France

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


  • Muséum-aquarium de Nancy (62km)

Heritage sites

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Vosges-du-Nord (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Pange (31km)
  • Jardin botanique du col de Saverne (59km)
  • Jardin Alexandre-Godron (62km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Lindre (34km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Sarreguemines (22km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc animalier de Sainte-Croix (37km)

Geography and distances

Macheren is in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Metz, the department capital (general information: Macheren is 324 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Macheren

Canton: Saint-Avold 2e Canton

Arrondissement: Forbach

Department: Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 57730

Distance to Macheren

from Metz (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 324 km

from Calais: 407 km

from Nice: 601 km

from Bordeaux: 731 km

from Strasbourg: 92 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Altviller, Barst, Bening-les-Saint-Avold, Betting-les-Saint-Avold, Biding, Cappel, Freyming-Merlebach, Guenviller, Henriville, Hombourg-Haut, Lachambre, Saint-Avold, Seingbouse, Vahl-Ebersing and Valmont.

This page in French: Visiter Macheren


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