Luminescences Festival


October 30, 2022 to March 25, 2023

Open Wednesdays, Fridays, weekends and holidays. And every day during school vacations.

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Luminescences Festival

As soon as night falls, discover the 6 worlds of our lantern trail in a luminous and sound path in the heart of a magical garden.

The Land of Dreams, our Friends the Little Beasts, the Air Sanctuary, the Underwater Gardens, the Crazy Garden or the Mysteries of the Night are all places to discover during your adventure.

Come and live an experience between fun and wonder!

The land of dreams
The crazy vegetable garden
The sanctuary of the air
The underwater gardens
The mysteries of the night
Our friends the small animals


Free with your Zoo admission

With your Zoo ticket, access to the Luminescences festival is included.

A token will be given to you at the entrance of the zoo, to be used the same day.

Free for children under 3 years old.

Starting at 23,5€.

Admission only to the festival without access to the zoo

Rate of 17€ for a dated adult or child ticket, only available online

For undated tickets, you can buy them online or at the box office: adult admission at 20€ and child admission at 18€. 

*Free for children under 3 years old.

They came to see us

Use the hashtag #luminescences to share your festival experience.

Practical information

Find the accesses and the schedules of the festival Luminescences.

By car
  • From Belgium (40min) – Luxembourg (30min) : A31 Exit 37 Mondelange.
  • From Metz (20min): A31 Exit 37 Mondelange.
  • From Strasbourg (1h40): A4 Exit 36 Semécourt. Direction Walygator, then Amnéville.
  • From Paris (3h) – Verdun (50min): Highway A4, Exit 36 Semécourt, Direction Walygator, then Amnéville.
By train

Amnéville is 2 hours from Paris via the TGV, 2 stations are nearby

  • Hagondange : TER station
  • Metz : TER and TGV station

From the rail links, it is necessary to finish the journey by bus or cab.

By bus

Amnéville is 2 hours from Paris via the TGV, 2 stations are at

From Metz : line 48 (40 min journey)

By plane

Nearby airports:

  • Luxembourg (30 min by car)
  • Metz – Nancy – Lorraine (40 min by car)
  • Saabrücken (1h drive)
  • Strasbourg (1h40 car)
By camping-car

5 minutes walk from the zoo, take advantage of the camping-car area of the Amnéville leisure city.


Zoo : 10am to 5:30pm

Luminescences : 5pm to 8:30pm

Zoo : from 10am to 4:30pm

Luminescences : 5:30pm to 9pm

Zoo : 10am to 5pm

Luminescences : 6pm to 9pm

Zoo: 10am to 5:30pm

Luminescences : 7pm to 10pm

Zoo : 10am to 6:30pm

Zoo : 10am to 6:30pm


Duration of visit about 1h30.

Along the circuit, 2 places of restauration are opened : La Cabane and l’Extended Bar.

Last entrance for the festival 1 hour before closing time.

In case of weather problems, Amnéville Zoo reserves the right to modify the schedule.


Hot and cold meals and drinks will be offered in our two restaurants, La Cabane and the Extended Bar.

Spend the night nearby

To extend the experience and enjoy the festival, sleep near the zoo.


Hôtel Marso

novotel amneville

Novotel Metz Amnéville


Enzo Hôtel / Hôtel Diane

hotel st eloy

Enzo hôtel / hôtel st Eloy


Enzo Hôtel / Hôtel Orion

golden tulip amneville

Hôtel Golden Tulip


Hôtel Mercure Metz Centre


Hôtel-Restaurant Ô Château


Promotional offer of -10% on your stay, for any reservation with the code “ZOO”.

Ibis Budget Metz Technopôle


Hôtel Roi Soleil


They support Luminescences...

Amnéville and Mulhouse University


Maizières/Hauconcourt, Thionville and Amnéville

Rettel and Florange 

Radio LOR’FM