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Soissons Travel guide
Soissons : Michelin's recommendations
Soissons, with its ancient Saint-Jean-des-Vignes abbey, rules over its rich agriculture. It is at the gates of this city that Clovis defeated the Romans and where the famous «vase de Soissons» episode took place. Who broke it? This remains a mystery. In 1918, nevertheless, not much was left apart from a gorgeous Cathedral, a masterpiece of gothic art, and the remains of an ancient and magnificent abbey.
Tourist attractions Soissons : Things to see and do
F - 02200 Soissons
This small ridge, which is 200m high, 30km long and 8km wide, has been a strategic point on the north European road since Ancient times. Caesar took on hordes of Gauls here. But it was above all the scene of extremely bloody combat in the First World..
place Mantoue F - 02200 Soissons
The purity of its lines and the simplicity of its design make this one of the most beautiful examples of Gothic art. Inside, the cathedral is totally symmetrical, and no extraneous detail breaks the harmony of this vast vault; the south arm of the tr..
2 rue de la Congrégation F - 02200 Soissons
This Abbey founded in 1139 was destroyed in 1567 by Protestants. The church contains a rich lapidary collection. The Abbey buildings house a variety of collections covering prehistory, Gallic and Gallo-Roman eras. There are paintings from the Norther..
62 Boulevard Jeanne d'Arc F - 2200 Soissons
"The BEST WESTERN Hotel des Francs is located in Soissons, 90km from Paris, front of the Abbey of Saint-Jean des Vignes. The hotel is a ""HQE"" building, which offers great comfort, a lot of natural light, with a low carbon f..
10 bd de Strasbourg F - 02200 Soissons
In the heart of Soissons, 40 km from Compiègne, Hotel le Rallye offers non-smoking accommodation, a bar, and private parking is available an additional cost. The rooms at Hotel le Rallye feature a flat-screen TV. Some of the rooms have a private bat..
62 bd Jeanne-d'Arc F - 02200 Soissons
In a pleasant decor reminiscent of a chic brasserie you can enjoy good seasonal cooking. This includes a market menu and bistro specialities concocted with fresh ingredients.