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Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

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Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aisne
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Coucy-le-Chateau is a picturesque site. The long history dates back to Coucy Enguerrand III, who built the imposing castle of Coucy in the 13th century. His motto was: "Roy'm no Prince, Count, Duke did too, I am the Sire de Coucy." The castle was dismantled as and when time and its famous tower (one of the highest in Europe with its 54 meters high) disappeared in 1917. Principal stronghold of medieval northern France, Coucy to the rhythm of the seasons. Part of the city is surrounded by high walls, a walkway can make it all the way around with the possibility of entering the park where goats release ...

Geographical information

MunicipalityCoucy-le-Château-Auffrique
Postcode02380
Latitude49.5205100 (N 49° 31’ 14”)
Longitude3.3236659 (E 3° 19’ 25”)
AltitudeFrom 47m to 147m
Surface area11.46 km²
Population1113 inhabitants
Density97 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLaon (31 km, 34 min)
Insee code02217
IntercommunalityCC du Val de l'Ailette
DepartmentAisne
RegionPicardy

Nearest cities & towns

Coucy-la-Ville2.6 km (6 min)
Verneuil-sous-Coucy3.3 km (5 min)
Folembray4.1 km (7 min)
Jumencourt4.1 km (8 min)
Crécy-au-Mont4.9 km (8 min)
Bassoles-Aulers5.3 km (8 min)
Landricourt5.3 km (9 min)
Pont-Saint-Mard5.8 km (11 min)
Guny6.1 km (10 min)
Fresnes6.2 km (8 min)
Quincy-Basse6.3 km (7 min)
Champs6.9 km (9 min)
Leuilly-sous-Coucy7 km (12 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Photos

City wall - Side door of Soissons - Coucy -le-Chateau
City wall - Side door of Soissons - Coucy -le-Chateau
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Castle at Coucy -le-Château
Castle at Coucy -le-Château
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Speakers of the city - Coucy -le-Château
Speakers of the city - Coucy -le-Château
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Medieval Garden - Coucy -le-Château
Medieval Garden - Coucy -le-Château
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Pond - Coucy -the -Château
Pond - Coucy -the -Château
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medieval Garden - Coucy -le-Château
medieval Garden - Coucy -le-Château
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Tower Museum - Coucy -le-Château
Tower Museum - Coucy -le-Château
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Church of the Savior - Coucy -le-Château
Church of the Savior - Coucy -le-Château
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medieval Garden - Coucy -le-Château
medieval Garden - Coucy -le-Château
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the 15 km of Coucy
the 15 km of Coucy
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the fall
the fall
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Coucy to the Marvel
Coucy to the Marvel
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commented the Tourist Office Visits
commented the Tourist Office Visits
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Heritage Days
Heritage Days
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Animated night tours
Animated night tours
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Festival of Young Musicians
Festival of Young Musicians
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Visits Nocturnes - Coucy -le-Château
Visits Nocturnes - Coucy -le-Château
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Weather

Friday 28 august
Min. 10°C - Max. 20°C
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Saturday 29 august
Min. 11°C - Max. 26°C
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Sunday 30 august
Min. 16°C - Max. 30°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Folembray racetrack.

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hidden Treasures
HikeEasy1h30Château-Thierry (53 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels