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Brienne-le-Château

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aube

Brienne-le-Château - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aube
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Brienne-le-Château, capital of northeastern Aube is located at the crossroads of 3 large lakes and the Regional Natural Park of the Orient Forest in Aube en Champagne.

This city is above all remarkable for its castle which overlooks, but Brienne became famous residence of Napoleon in his youth at the Ecole Militaire in the city now a museum. Other assets make Brienne-le-Château a small attractive and dynamic city, famous as the Sauerkraut Festival in September ... For if one comes to Brienne Napoleon is often out the back door with his bag of sauerkraut cooked with champagne.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBrienne-le-Château
Postcode10500
Tourism label
Latitude48.3931040 (N 48° 23’ 35”)
Longitude4.5261540 (E 4° 31’ 34”)
Surface area21.56 km²
Population3105 inhabitants
Density144 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureTroyes (41 km, 46 min)
Insee code10064
IntercommunalityCC du Briennois
DepartmentAube
RegionChampagne-Ardenne

Nearest cities & towns

Brienne-la-Vieille2.1 km (5 min)
Saint-Léger-sous-Brienne3.3 km (6 min)
Perthes-lès-Brienne4.6 km (9 min)
Radonvilliers4.7 km (8 min)
Dienville5.2 km (8 min)
Juzanvigny5.5 km (8 min)
Épagne6.1 km (11 min)
La Rothière6.3 km (9 min)
Chaumesnil6.7 km (9 min)
Lassicourt6.8 km (9 min)
Crespy-le-Neuf7.1 km (10 min)
Blaincourt-sur-Aube7.2 km (13 min)
Mathaux8 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Photos

Brienne-le-Château Aerial view
Brienne-le-Château Aerial view
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View of the castle overlooking the city
View of the castle overlooking the city
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The Town Hall and the statue of Napoleon
The Town Hall and the statue of Napoleon
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Admission Museum and Tourist Office
Admission Museum and Tourist Office
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The hall
The hall
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The Church of Brienne-le-Château
The Church of Brienne-le-Château
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Downtown
Downtown
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L arboretum
L arboretum
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Lake Dienville nearby
Lake Dienville nearby
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Former military School - Napoleon Museum
Former military School - Napoleon Museum
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Weather

Thursday 2 july
Min. 24°C - Max. 34°C
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Friday 3 july
Min. 23°C - Max. 34°C
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Saturday 4 july
Min. 26°C - Max. 36°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Navigation on the Lake Der
Sports sensations15 € Giffaumont-Champaubert (24 km)
Sailing trip on Der Lake
Nature and the great outdoors120 € Sainte-Marie-du-Lac-Nuisement (29 km)
Vine and Wine Museum (for groups)
Local flavours350 € Colombey-les-Deux-Églises (31 km)
Tasting and sales at the cellar of Riceys
Local flavoursFreeLes Riceys (47 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Giffaumont-Champaubert - Droyes
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Giffaumont-Champaubert (24 km)
Walk for Jo - Geoffroy Sifferlen Path
HikeEasy3h00Noé-les-Mallets (33 km)
Around Autigny
HikeEasy1h45Autigny-le-Petit (46 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Hotels