Abtei Mettlach


The Abbey of Saint Peter and Maria in Mettlach was a Benedictine monastery founded towards the end of the 7th century. The monastery buildings, which were abandoned during the French Revolution, now house the headquarters of Villeroy & Boch.

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Mettlach (Saarlandic dialect:Mettlich) is a municipality in the district Merzig-Wadern, in SaarlandGermany, situated on the river Saar, approximately 7 km (4.3 mi) northwest of Merzig, and 30 km (19 mi) south of Trier. The headquarters of Villeroy & Boch are in Mettlach. Also, the Mettlach tiles are named after the municipality.

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