Brienne-le-Château

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownBrienne-le-Château
Insee code10064
Postcode10500
Latitude48.3931040
Longitude4.5261540
Surface21.56 km²
Population3105 inhabitants
Density144 inhabitants/km²
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CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townTroyes (at 41 km, 46 min)Brienne-la-Vieille at 1.9 km
DepartmentAubeSaint-Léger-sous-Brienne at 2.1 km
RegionChampagne-ArdenneSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Napoleon museum in the former Military Academy traces the childhood of Bonaparte in these places 1779-1784. Other rooms are devoted to the campaign of France in 1814 in the region and its battles.
  • The Treasury of churches in the former Carmelite Chapel has a collection of jewelry, objects of worship and other works painted or carved from churches in surrounding communities.
  • Other sights can be visited and be contemplated during tours of the city: the bridge, castle, church, hall ... The Tourist Office is at your disposal for any information +33 3 25 92 82 41 and / or officetourisme.brienne @ wanadoo.fr
Detailed information
Information pointsTourist Office of Brienne-le-Château
Leisure centresMuseum Napoléon 1er et Trésors des Eglises

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Market on Thursday morning.
  • The Sauerkraut Festival, in September.
  • European Heritage Days: the third weekend of September.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Many hiking routes exist around Brienne-le-Château: under various themes: nature, culture, fishing, food, crafts ...
  • A few walks in the surrounding villages are not to be missed: the circuit of churches, walking briennoise between Der and East.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Cellar tour and Champagne tastingLocal flavoursFreeColombé-la-Fosse (24 km)
Bicycle hire around Der LakeNature and the outdoorsFrom 6.50 € to 25 €Giffaumont-Champaubert (25 km)
Wine break in ChampagneLocal flavoursFrom 10 € to 100 €Bayel (29 km)

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PHOTOS

Aerial view of Brienne-le-ChâteauAerial view of Brienne-le-Château
 
View from the castle overlooking the CityView from the castle overlooking the City
The City Hall and the statue of NapoleonThe City Hall and the statue of Napoleon
 
Admission Museum and Tourist OfficeAdmission Museum and Tourist Office
The HallThe Hall
 
The Church Brienne-le-ChâteauThe Church Brienne-le-Château
The centerThe center
 
L 'ArboretumL 'Arboretum
Lake Dienville closeLake Dienville close
  

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WEATHER

Sunday 31 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 18°C
Monday 1 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C
Tuesday 2 September
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Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C

BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Manor house with 5 bedroomsB&B en Champagne Domaine des Lacs    
8.8
Lesmont
Have a rest in this B&B accomodation or self cattering gite with swimming pool and tennis in champagne region France near the medieval town Troyes. Plentyfull breakfast with home jams...
Located 9.5 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauFrom 60 € to 80 € the double room 
Castle with 3 bedroomsLe château de Pougy    
9.2
Pougy
Pougy Castle is located in the village in the Aube, just 2h30 from Paris and thirty kilometers from the beautiful city of Troyes. Emilie and Antoine open the doors of their home, a...
Located 13.7 km from Brienne-le-Château55 € the double room 
Manor house with 2 bedroomsLa pierre écrite au moulin    
9.6
Soulaines-Dhuys
2 guest rooms in an authentic water mill of the 17th century, 1 the ground floor closed 4 ears, 1 upstairs with 4 ears closed to the resurgence of Dhuys, Independent entrance. Sanitary...
Located 15.5 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauFrom 65 € to 72 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 6 personsLes Tourterelles
Éclance
Les Tourterelles (The Turtledoves) is the result of the conversion of an old barn, with its attractive wood frame in a building reminiscent of the medieval houses of Troyes. Large oak...
Located 12.6 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauFrom 900 € to 1180 € per week 
House for 4 personsLes Hirondelles
Éclance
'If you do not know Eclance, you do not know France, ' this is what a Eclariste will tell you. Les Hirondelles (The Swallows) hosts four people and include two large bedrooms, each...
Located 12.6 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauFrom 690 € to 860 € per week 
House for 6 personsGite 'le pommier'   NEW
Mesnil-Saint-Père
Opening in June 2014 House situated in the outbuildings of a property that was formerly the castle of Mesnil -Saint-Père, with tennis court in the heart of the village and 300 m from...
Located 21 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauFrom 500 € to 550 € per week 

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HOTELS

Hotel Air-lane - Hotel in Brienne-le-ChâteauHotel Air-lane     
8.2
Saint-Léger-sous-Brienne
This hotel is set in Saint-Leger-sous-Brienne, by the Brienne-le-Château Airfield. Guests have free Wi-Fi internet access and are invited to watch TV in the lounge area or relax in...
Located 4.6 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauRoom from 56 €
Auberge De La Plaine - Hotel in Brienne-le-ChâteauAuberge De La Plaine    
7.4
La Rothière
This charming guesthouse sits in the heart of Champagne, 5 km from Brienne-le-Château and a 5-minute drive from Port Dienville. It features a restaurant with a large flower-filled...
Located 6 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauRoom from 52 €
Au Vieux Logis - Hotel in Brienne-le-ChâteauAu Vieux Logis    
8.1
Brévonnes
Set in a renovated barn, Au Vieux Logis features tiled flooring and antique furniture. This guest house includes a French restaurant and a furnished terrace in its garden. The rooms...
Located 10.2 km from Brienne-le-ChâteauRoom from 50 €

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Le Royal
Le Royal is located in the centre of Troyes in France’s Champagne region, 100 metres from the train station. It offers en suite rooms, a restaurant and...
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