It is represented in la Ligue Nationale, the French premier football division by F.C. Metz.
the gothic cathedral St. Etienne (features stained glass windows designed by Marc Chagall)
Ste-Segolene church which dated back to 13th-14th century
ruins of city walls
city gates: Porte Serpenoise, Porte des Allemands
Metz was the birthplace of:
S. M. Stirling, science fiction author