Lutwinuskapelle

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Alter Turm

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Schinkelbrunnen

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Lutwinuskirche

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Alter Turm

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Guides and Tours

Mettlach is the ideal location for group excursions. The following offers show how a weekend program could look. You can explore all mentioned destinations yourself, or you can be accompanied by a tour guide (day's rate: 200€ for 8 hours, each additional hour 20€ more).

Suggestions for a weekend-program:

Versatile Saarland

Day 1

Versatile Saarland
Time Action
ca. 11:30 a.m. Arrival in Mettlach, meeting the tour guide at the hotel
11:30 a.m. - 0:30 p.m. Guide through Mettlach
0:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch and possible shopping spree
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Visit to Villeroy & Boch's Ceravision
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Visit to the ceramics museum in Mettlach
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Boat trip around the Saarloop
6:30 p.m. Drive to the hotel, possible visit to the lookout 'Cloef' with view on the Saarloop, following move into the hotel room
7:30 p.m. Diner in the hotel

Day 2

Versatile Saarland
Time Action
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Departure to Saarbrücken
10:30 a.m. - 0:30 p.m. City tour through Saarbrücken
0:30 p.m. 2 p.m. Lunchtime snack and time to go on a shopping spree
2 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Onward journey to Völklingen
2:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Visit to the world heritage Völklingen Ironworks
4:45 p.m. - 5:15 p.m. Drive to Saarlouis
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. City tour through Saarlouis
6:30 p.m. - 7 p.m. Drive to Perl
7 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Wine tasting and dinner at a Winzer from Perl
9:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Trip back to the Hotel in Mettlach

Day 3

Versatile Saarland
Time Action
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Departure to Otzenhausen
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Drive to Otzenhausen in St. Wendel
10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Visiting the celtic circular wall with short explanations
12:00 p.m. - 2 p.m. Walk through St. Wendel with lunchtime snack
2:15 p.m. - 3 p.m. Drive to Homburg
3 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Guide through the castle mountain Caves (lots of stairs! not suitable for physically disabled)
4:30 p.m. Journey home
Three-Country Point: German - France - Luxembourg

Day 1

Three Country Point: Germany - France - Luxembourg
Time Action
ca. 11:30 a.m. Arrival in Mettlach, Meeting with the tour guide at the hotel
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Guide through Mettlach
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Lunch with possible Shopping spree
2 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Visiting the Keravision of Villeroy & Boch
3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Visiting the ceramic Museum Mettlach
5 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Boat trip around the Saarloop
6:30 p.m. Drive to the Hotel, possible walk to the lookout "Cloef" with view upon the Saarloop, following a small break, than
move into the hotel room
7:30 p.m. Diner in the hotel

Day 2

Three Country Point: Germany - France - Luxembourg
Time Action
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Drive to Metz
10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. City tour and guide through Metz
12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Little lunchtime Snack and time to shop
2 p.m. - 3 p.m. Drive to Luxembourg city
3 p.m. - 5 p.m. City tour and guide through Luxembourg
5 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Drive to Perl
5:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. Wine tasting and diner at a winemaker from Perl
9 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Drive back to the hotel in Mettlach

Day 3

Three Country Point: Germany - France - Luxembourg
Time Action
8:30 a.m. Breakfast
9:30 a.m. Departure to Saarburg
10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. City tour through Saarburg
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Visiting the bell foundry Mabilon
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Little lunchtime snack
1:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Drive to Trier
2 p.m. - 4 p.m. City tour with guide through Trier
4 p.m. Journey home
Daily trips for Children

Variant 1

Day trip for children groups
Time Action
9 a.m. Arrival in Mettlach
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Hiking to the castle Montclair
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Guide with the castle ghost
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Little snack from the castle kitchen
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Hiking downwards to the Saarloop
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Ferrying to the other side
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Hiking through the Steinbachtal to the lookout "Cloef" with a view over the Saarloop, than a Play afternoon on the adventure playground

Variant 2

Day trip for children
Time Action
9 a.m. Arrival in Mettlach
9 a.m. - 10 a.m. Hiking to the castle Montclair
10 a.m. - 11 a.m. Guide with the castle ghost
11 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Snack from the castle kitchen
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Hiking back to Mettlach
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Picnic at the playground
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. child-oriented city guide/scavenger hunt through Mettlach
2:30 p.m. - 4 p.m. Boat trip around the Saarloop
Ghost in the Castle Montclair

For children, we're offering a guide with the castle ghost in the castle Montclair. Every first Saturday a month at 3 p.m. is a free castle ghost tour. The ghost is kind-natured and tells the children how it lived in the castle during medieval times.

Groups (kindergarten, school, children birthdays etc.) can book additional dates for €50 through Saarschleife Touristik (Tel. 06864/8334), stating their adress and telephone number per E-Mail oder telephone.