Schedule : see the page “Tickets & Schedules”.

Luminescences is back!

Rediscover our lantern festival with a brand new route full of promise!

Luminescences is a 1.4km route through the zoo’s alleys, with over 10,000 light installations to discover as soon as night falls.

The theme of this year’s event is “Welcome to Paradise”, an invitation to wonder, discover and experience the magic of the night. Get ready for another enchanted adventure you’ll long remember!

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Welcome to Paradise
Paradise Mysteries
Rainbow Dreams
Flowers and Birds
Tropical Garden
What a wonderful world !
Tropical Plaza
Magic Beach
Undersea Paradises
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Online or at the checkout :

Ticket dated Wednesday and Friday outside school vacations :
Adult €25.50 and Child* €19.50
Zoo + Luminescences
Online or at the checkout :

Dated tickets for weekends and school vacations :
Adult 29.50€ and Child* 23.50€.
Luminescences only
Online purchase: dated ticket with a single price of €17.

Purchase at checkout: Adults 20€ and Children* 18€.

*Free admission for children under 3.

**Festival free for annual pass holders.

***Any Zoo ticket gives you free access to Luminescences on the day of your visit.


Zoo open Wednesdays, Fridays, weekends and public holidays; and every day during school vacations.

Allow around 1h30 for your visit.

To access Luminescences after your day at the zoo, go to the store. Be careful not to go outside, or you will be refused access to Luminescences.

If you’re only coming to Luminescences, we advise you to arrive 30 minutes after the festival gates open.

Last entry to the festival 1 hour before closing time.

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


Please note: last entry to the festival is at 8pm.

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Luminescences: 6:30 pm to 9 pm

Zoo: 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Luminescences: 5:30 pm to 9 pm

Zoo: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Luminescences: 5pm to 9pm

Zoo: 11 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Zoo: 10 am to 6 pm


An unmissable stopover at the start of and during your tour, our Jungle food court has plenty of surprises in store for you this year!

You’ll be able to enjoy a variety of hot and cold dishes: fried nuggets, finger food, fruit brochettes, waffles, ice creams, barbapapas and drinks of all kinds…

2 food-trucks also offer Creole and cheese dishes!

Finger food

Candy Bar

Creole food truck

Cheese bar


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): Freeway A4, Exit 36 Semécourt, Direction Walygator, then Amnéville.
In transport

Amnéville is 2 hours from Paris by TGV, 2 stations are nearby:

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

From rail links, it is necessary to complete the journey by bus (line 77) or cab.

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Use the hashtag #luminescences to share your festival experience.


To prolong the experience and take full advantage of the festival, sleep near the zoo.

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