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Bligny

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aube

Bligny - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aube
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Town located southeast of the Aube, on the borders of the Haute-Marne, in the heart of the Côte des Bar, the main wine region of the Dawn. It produces the famous "nectar", "Champagne".

In the valley of Landion that feeds the pond Patis, Bligny with nearby forest and that of Clairvaux Bossican paradise for hunters and researchers mushrooms. Burgundy is not far away. Currently there are 2000 ha of forest and 100 hectares of vines in name.

Field that belonged to the Marquis of Dinteville, Bligny through his niece to the Marquis de Dampierre, whose son became famous at the Battle of Châtillon, Bagneux. Then Baron Cachard acquired in early 1900 and transformed it into one of the first vineyards in the Aube. This area disappears and 39/45 in the war that will be reconstructed in 1950 by various owners. Currently 8 Champagne producers share it.

The parents of the Marquise de Dampierre founded the "Glass" (from 1770 to 1870) will disappear to become "the Cristalleries Royales de Champagne" based in Bayel. Domaine de la Verrerie is currently occupied by a grower-handlers.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBligny
Postcode10200
Latitude48.1713040 (N 48° 10’ 17”)
Longitude4.6170510 (E 4° 37’ 1”)
Surface area22.74 km²
Population198 inhabitants
Density8 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTroyes (52 km, 47 min)
Insee code10048
IntercommunalityCC de la Région de Bar sur Aube
DepartmentAube
RegionChampagne-Ardenne

Nearest cities & towns

Urville4.2 km (6 min)
Meurville4.7 km (7 min)
Bergères5.6 km (8 min)
Couvignon6 km (8 min)
Vitry-le-Croisé6.6 km (10 min)
Champignol-lez-Mondeville6.9 km (11 min)
Montmartin-le-Haut7.3 km (13 min)
Spoy7.6 km (9 min)
Éguilly-sous-Bois9.2 km (13 min)
Fravaux9.4 km (12 min)
Longpré-le-Sec10.2 km (18 min)
Arconville10.6 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Linden Sainte-Eulalie, on the hill of the same name, shaded chapel whose remains were discovered during work wine. According to legend, underground allowed to join the Abbey of Clairvaux several kilometers distant. Many people have tried to find out but to no avail. Following this discovery, excavations were organized and helped to update a Merovingian cemetery. A sarcophagus was not desecrated updated. The stone is in the church of Bligny and housing the museum of Châtillon-sur-Seine.

Product castle Champagne "Castle Bligny", one of only two names "Castle" in Champagne. There is visited more than group of more than 100 people.

The Church of Saint-Symphorien, with its trompe l'oeil can be discovered on demand.

The town has five caves "Champagne" two of which are labeled.

Events and festivities

The festival takes place on the penultimate weekend of August.

Photos

The village saw Vineyard
The village saw Vineyard
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Champagne appellation City
Champagne appellation City
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Castle Bligny
Castle Bligny
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The Pond Pâtis
The Pond Pâtis
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The swans on the pond Pâtis
The swans on the pond Pâtis
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Vineyards
Vineyards
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Field of rape in spring
Field of rape in spring
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Weather

Thursday 26 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 6°C
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Friday 27 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 7°C
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Saturday 28 march
Min. 6°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Beautiful walks by GR 24, of Bar-sur-Aube Bar-sur-Seine, as well as Bligny at Bar-sur-Aube Spoy and the old Roman road.

Champagne tourist route: from the Saulcy Riceys.

Nigloland, amusement park for the family.

The great lakes of the forest of East, Amance, Dienville: boating, fishing and recreation.

Abbey of Clairvaux.

Bar-sur-Aube and Bar-sur-Seine.

The Royales de Champagne Cristalleries Bayel.

Essoyes village of Renoir.

Brienne-le-Château: Napoleon school and museum.

Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises: the Cross of Lorraine, Boisserie, the Memorial Charles de Gaulle.

Troyes medieval town with a rich heritage unavoidable, factory outlets.

Chaumont viaduct.

Langres: Vauban city.

Cirey-sur-Blaise Castle dear Voltaire.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Vine and Wine Museum (for groups)
Local flavours350 € Colombey-les-Deux-Églises (21 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Walk for Jo - Geoffroy Sifferlen Path
HikeEasy3h00Noé-les-Mallets (8.6 km)
Giffaumont-Champaubert - Droyes
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Giffaumont-Champaubert (44 km)
Around Autigny
HikeEasy1h45Autigny-le-Petit (52 km)

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