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Charleville-Mézières

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardennes

Charleville-Mézières - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Ardennes
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Capital of the French Ardennes, the city of Charleville-Mézières, labeled city of Art and History since 2013, is ideally situated on the banks of the Meuse. This diverse city invites you to discover his heart the seventeenth century, the remains of its medieval city and the Art Deco district, with among others: the magnificent Place Ducale, twin sister of the Place des Vosges in Paris, its museums, Rimbaud course, the ramparts of Mezieres, exceptional windows of the Basilica of Our Lady of Hope...

The specialties offered Charleville-Mézières: the juice to slab, cacasse bare ass, salad with bacon, the carolo.

Geographical information

MunicipalityCharleville-Mézières
Postcode08000
Tourism labels
Latitude49.7620850 (N 49° 45’ 44”)
Longitude4.7260960 (E 4° 43’ 34”)
Surface area31.44 km²
Population51561 inhabitants
Density1639 inhabitants/km²
Insee code08105
IntercommunalityCA Charleville-Mézières/Sedan
DepartmentArdennes
RegionChampagne-Ardenne

Nearest cities & towns

Prix-lès-Mézières3.3 km (10 min)
Saint-Laurent3.7 km (7 min)
Warcq4 km (11 min)
Montcy-Notre-Dame4.3 km (10 min)
Ville-sur-Lumes5.5 km (9 min)
Villers-Semeuse5.6 km (13 min)
Lumes5.9 km (9 min)
Aiglemont6.8 km (12 min)
Évigny7 km (14 min)
La Grandville7.1 km (14 min)
Damouzy7.2 km (13 min)
Gernelle7.3 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Transport

Events and festivities

Detailed information

World Puppet Theatre Festival
The world’s biggest puppet gatheringFrom 18 to 27 september 2015

Photos

Place Ducale to the Tourist Office
Place Ducale to the Tourist Office
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Mount Olympus Gateway
Mount Olympus Gateway
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Arthur Rimbaud bust in the square to the station
Arthur Rimbaud bust in the square to the station
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The Great Puppeteer
The Great Puppeteer
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The Greenway Transardenne
The Greenway Transardenne
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Ardennes Museum
Ardennes Museum
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Mézières Fortifications
Mézières Fortifications
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Place Ducale
Place Ducale
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Gallery the Place Ducale
Gallery the Place Ducale
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Rimbaud's poem The kiosk A music
Rimbaud's poem The kiosk A music
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Rimbaud Museum and poetic chairs
Rimbaud Museum and poetic chairs
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Roy Tour
Roy Tour
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Arrow of the basilica of Mézières
Arrow of the basilica of Mézières
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Stained Glass Pentecost - Mezieres Basilica
Stained Glass Pentecost - Mezieres Basilica
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Weather

Wednesday 2 september
Min. 8°C - Max. 17°C
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Thursday 3 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 14°C
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Friday 4 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 15°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Sorcy Wood
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h30Écordal (28 km)
Pâquis Loop
HikeEasy2h30Vouziers (40 km)

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

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Hotels