Things to see and do - Château-Thierry
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Château-Thierry Travel guide
Château-Thierry : Michelin's recommendations
Situated on either side of the Marne, the City of Chateau-Thierry, a champagne city as the vineyards prove, is justifiably proud of having given birth to the most well-known poet in France, the storyteller Jean de la Fontaine. There are very few remains of the old city whose Chateau was razed to the ground leaving only a simple walk. At Chateau-Thierry you can go for pleasant trips along the Marne Valley, or more stirring walks through the sites of the First World War.
Tourist attractions Château-Thierry : Things to see and do
12 r. Jean-de-La-Fontaine
Jean de La Fontaine (1621-1695) was to have entered the clergy, but his teachers judged that he was not fit for that. Employed by the EAUX ET FORETS, he had a revelation, when hearing one of Malherbe's odes, he would be a poet. Taken on at court by S..
Rue du Château
St John's Gate (Porte St-Jean, 14C) leads to the remnants of this old military city, which was knocked down leaving only the bases of the walls. It is now an attractive walk affording pleasant views over the town, the Marne Valley and the Cote 204 Mo..
r. du Château
It's the last of the four gates to the town. Its main facade (on the external side) is flanked by two round towers.
139 avenue De Soissons F - 02400 Château-Thierry
The hotel offers excellent value for money and functional accommodation and the dedicated staff welcome you in a friendly atmosphere. On arrival, you are welcomed by a couple of caring hosts that will try their best to make your stay as pleasant as ..
60 rue Leon Lhermitte F - 02400 Château-Thierry
Best Western Hotel Ile de France has an indoor swimming pool and spa centre. It is just 6 km from the city centre of Chateau-Thierry in the Picardie region, and offers spacious accommodation. Guest rooms at Best Western Hotel Ile de France are decor..
50 Avenue D'essômes F - 02400 Château-Thierry
Located in the centre of Château-Thierry, the Hotel Hexagone offers well-equipped rooms with en suite facilities, free Wi-Fi internet access and a flat-screen TV with Canal+. Free private parking is provided at the Hotel Hexagone, making it easy to ..