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Thionville Saint-Maximin

Saint Maximin Church

Saint Maximin is Thionville’s first parish. It dates back to 930, when it belonged to Maximin Abbey in Trier, Germany. This structure dates from the 12th century, but of course its existence has not been without drama! For example, it was significantly rebuilt in the 15th century following fire damage. Then, in the 18th century, […]

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Thionville Belfry

Thionville Belfry

This is not just any old 4th century belfry – it served as a prison for the bourgeoisie during the French Revolution. Today, Thionville might seem like a sleepy little city straddling the Moselle, but its central location has thrust it into countless conflicts throughout the centuries. There’s a reason why ancient walls and ruins […]

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