Mettlach, Germany
Mettlach is a municipality in the district Merzig-Wadern, in Saarland, Germany. It is situated on the river Saar, approx. 7 km northwest of Merzig, and 30 km south of Trier. It is a stunning town which sits right on the sharp curve of the River Saar at the borders of France and Luxembourg. Mettlach is historical, a shopper’s paradise and a health-resort town.

Attractions in Mettlach include the ruins of Castle Montclair. The mound where the 12th century castle was built has been inhabited as far back as Romans times. Another medieval wonder is the heavenly church of St. Lutwinus. This beautifully decorated church is quite famous for its mosaic artwork.

The best place to see Mettlach is at the lookout points, known as the Cloef and Small Cloef, where the Saar River does its hairpin turn. From this vantage point, you can see where three countries come together.

Things to See & Do

* Old Tower
* Ruins of Castle Montclair
* English Garden at the Park of the Abbey
* Cloef and Small Cloef look out points
* Church of St. Lutwinus

General Information

Cruise Season – March to Dec
Currency – Euro (€) (EUR)
Language – German
Land Area – 78.08 km2
Population – 12,350 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT/UTC plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – + 49

Port Location – The river port at Merzig is located on the river Saar.