Avioth

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 Tourism, holiday & travel in Avioth
TownAvioth
Insee code55022
Postcode55600
Latitude49.5663120
Longitude5.3913170
AltitudeFrom 196 to 315 meters
Surface6.50 km²
Population141 inhabitants
Density21 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townBar-le-Duc (at 111 km, 115 min)Breux at 2.3 km (4 min)
DepartmentMeuseThonne-la-Long at 2.5 km (4 min)
RegionLorraineSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Avioth, a small village in the canton of Montmedy of 126 inhabitants, is located in the department of Meuse, a few miles of Belgium.

Avioth is a place of pilgrimage since the 12th century, when the miraculous discovery of a statue of the Virgin. A first Romanesque chapel was then built to house the miraculous statue. Later, the chapel was enlarged and from the mid 13th century, built a large Gothic church that became a basilica in 1993 by decision of Pope John Paul II.

The pilgrimage is currently experiencing a renewed influx. It takes place every July 16.


SIGHTSEEING

Appearing at the bend of a narrow winding road through the countryside, the Basilica of Avioth often called "Basilica of the fields," surprises. A 2 km from Belgium, not far from the abbey of Orval, it is essential when visiting the region

This church, 13th and 14th centuries, delighting visitors with its exterior architecture: lace stone portals West and South, fantastic gargoyles, statues and ornaments ... mysterious period interiors: stained glass, furniture of the choir, polychrome statues ...

Marveled at the presence of the statue of the Virgin. His miraculous appearance was the cause of building the church, once considered the finest in the Luxembourg, Notre-Dame d'Avioth being, until the 17th century the patron saint of Luxembourg. Each year, July 16, many Lorraine, Belgium and Luxembourg are likely to come in pilgrimage.

A jewel of Gothic art, the Recevresse for receiving the offerings of pilgrims, is a unique monument whose reproduction is preserved at the Museum of French Monuments in Paris.

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MonumentsBasilica Notre-Dame

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

The animations do not miss:

Farmers Market every first Sunday of the month on which you can buy natural and organic products.

Ball and fireworks on the first Saturday of July.

The Art festival of arts and crafts on the fourth Sunday of July on the theme of "Tales and Legends".

Walking and biking on the last Sunday of August as well as numerous concerts throughout the year.

The Christmas Village, the second weekend of December plunges the visitor into a magical world: a forest of 200 trees, set on the square, has a Christmas market. In this magical setting, you will have the opportunity to make your Christmas gifts and find all the delicacies that will be on your table decorations.


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The country Montmédy is also:

Citadel Montmedy, built by Charles V in the 16th century, rebuilt by Vauban and Seré River ..., the Museum of Jules Bastien-Lepage and fortification.

The village of Marville facades hispano-Lorraine.

The Renaissance castle Louppy-sur-Loison.

Nature reserves ...

The 25 municipalities in the canton of Montmedy can be visited with an audio guide. Indeed, each small village hidden treasures such as churches, laundries, etc..

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The Basilica of the fieldThe Basilica of the field
 
Avioth Lorraine Gaume, landscape artAvioth Lorraine Gaume, landscape art
The Christmas VillageThe Christmas Village
 
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FireworksFireworks
 
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The Recevresse Avioth of the heart of EuropeThe Recevresse Avioth of the heart of Europe
 
16 July: Pilgrimage Notre-Dame d'Avioth16 July: Pilgrimage Notre-Dame d'Avioth

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WEATHER

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Saturday 25 October
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Sunday 26 October
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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsLes chambres de la ville haute    
9.1
Dun-sur-Meuse
Three guest rooms. 3 epis eco-houses Gîtes de France. Fitted in a house 'bioclimatic' built in the old medieval city of Dun le Chastel. A quiet and green conducive to healing, views...
Located 25 km from Avioth55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsAu Point du Jour
Sapogne-sur-Marche
Cottage completely restored in a building dating from 1825, the village center, No. 4 Street... Point du Jour. Accommodation for 4 people (possibly one extra child bed) composed of...
Located 6.4 km from AviothFrom 300 € to 400 € per week 

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HOTELS

Les Epices Curiens - Hotel in AviothLes Epices Curiens    
8.4
Écouviez
Located beside the Belgian border, hotel Les Epices Curiens is set in the countryside of the Lorraine region, 7 km from Montmédy. French cuisine is served in the restaurant, accompanied...
Located 6.6 km from AviothRoom from 59 €
Odette - Hotel in AviothOdette     
8
Williers
Hotel Odette is located a 7-minute drive from the Belgian town of Florenville. It offers luxurious guest rooms, a gastronomic restaurant and a bar with an open fire. The hotel Odette...
Located 12.8 km from AviothRoom from 185 €
Bel Air - Hotel in AviothBel Air     
6.8
Marville
The Bel Air is situated at the entrance to the medieval village of Marville, just 12 km from the Belgian border. It provides simple rooms, free Wi-Fi access in public areas and free...
Located 13.3 km from AviothRoom from 55 €

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