Forbach, France

Guide for the rail traveller


Local languageFrench
Country France


Whether you like walking through forests or browsing markets, Forbach has plenty to be explored on foot. The local chapel is a UNESCO World Heritage Site as well as a stop on the pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela. The entire town can be viewed from the hill of Schlossberg, where the castle is located; although the tower was built in 1891 it is believed the castle dates back to at least the 11th century. There are weekly food markets and every spring and summer a circus visits the town.

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