Burg Montclair

Historical

Lutwinuskirche

Historical

Schinkelbrunnen

Historical

Alter Turm

Historical

Burg Montclair

Historical

Schinkelbrunnen

Historical

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.