Mont Saint-Quentin

Grand Est, Lorraine  >  France

Mount Saint-Quentin is a peak overlooking the Moselle valley near Metz.

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Most recent update 11 April 2021
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Mount Saint-Quentin is a peak overlooking the Moselle valley and partly a protected nature reserve. The peak rises to an altitude of 360 metres. The flora and fauna of the area rich, with nearly 900 species of butterflies as well as orchids and of course birds. Among the birds you can see here are Great Spotted Woodpecker, Eurasian Green Woodpecker, European Honey-buzzard, Black Kite, Common Redstart, Goldcrest, Wood Lark, Crested Tit, Blackcap, Garden Warbler, Lesser Whitethroat and Greater Whitethroat. During migration it is also a good spot to look for migrating birds.


Français: Le mont Saint-Quentin est un sommet dominant la vallée de la Moselle à l’ouest de l’agglomération messine. De par son emplacement, il a joué un rôle stratégique d’observation, de protection et de communication pour la ville de Metz située en contrebas. La faune et la flore sont très riches, avec près de 900 espèces de papillons ainsi que des orchidées.



There are many trails to explore the area. On the map you see a circular walk of 7 km, but you can make a short-cut easy. For parking click on the P in the map to get directions.


Français: Il existe de nombreux sentiers pour explorer la région. Sur la carte, vous voyez une promenade circulaire de 7 km, mais vous pouvez faire un raccourci facile. Pour le stationnement, cliquez sur le P sur la carte pour obtenir les directions.

Terrain and Habitat

Forest , Scattered trees and bushes , Grassland



Circular trail


Is a telescope useful?


Good birding season

All year round

Best time to visit

Autumn migration , Spring migration , Spring


Wide path

Difficulty walking trail


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Birdwatching hide / platform


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