Paris, which is the national capital, is situated 210 miles (338 kilometers) west of Forbach, while Strasbourg lies 55 miles (89 kilometers) to the southeast.
Visitors commonly use Forbach as a springboard for further adventures. This popular region is blessed with numerous fascinating cities, attractions and landscapes. Voellerdingen, is 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest, while Sarre-Union lies 19 miles (31 kilometers) to the northwest.
Around 35 miles (56 kilometers) to the west of Forbach is Metz, an important regional city where you'll find Place de la Republique, Stade Municipal Saint-Symphorien and Musee de la Cour d'Or. Place d'Armes, Centre Pompidou-Metz and Metz Palais de Justice are also well-worth checking out before returning to Forbach.
Visitors with an interest in history will enjoy exploring the region's fascinating war relics and monuments, old towns and traditional villages. Visitors seeking quiet places to reflect upon life's great mysteries, will relish visiting some of the area's cathedrals.
Why not relax and enjoy during fun activities such as cycling and shore fishing. Both are well-loved options for both tourists and locals alike.
When it is time to depart from Forbach, use your last euros on last minute keepsakes for the folks at home and say Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell).