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Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Aisne

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
Population1123 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

Bulwark of town - the side door of Soissons - Coucy-le-Chateau
Bulwark of town - the side door of Soissons - Coucy-le-Chateau
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City walls - Coucy-le-Château
City walls - Coucy-le-Château
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Medieval Garden - Coucy-le-Château
Medieval Garden - Coucy-le-Château
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Medieval Garden - Coucy-le-Château
Medieval Garden - Coucy-le-Château
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Château feudal Coucy-le-Château
Château feudal Coucy-le-Château
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Museum Tour - Coucy-le-Château
Museum Tour - Coucy-le-Château
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Church Saint-Sauveur - Coucy-le-Château
Church Saint-Sauveur - Coucy-le-Château
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Medieval Garden - Coucy-le-Château
Medieval Garden - Coucy-le-Château
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Pond - Coucy-le-Chateau
Pond - Coucy-le-Chateau
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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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Guided tours of the Office of Tourism
Guided tours of the Office of Tourism
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Heritage Day
Heritage Day
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Night Tours animated
Night Tours animated
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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

Sunday 29 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 11°C
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Monday 30 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 10°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Folembray racetrack.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Carriage, horse or canoe ride
Nature and the great outdoors25 € Trefcon (41 km)
Gourmet getaway in the vines
Local flavours33 € to 120 € Trigny (48 km)

Outings

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

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Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels