Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

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TownCoucy-le-Château-Auffrique
Insee code02217
Postcode02380
Latitude49.5205100
Longitude3.3236659
AltitudeFrom 47 to 147 meters
Surface11.46 km²
Population1123 inhabitants
Density97 inhabitants/km²

CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townLaon (at 31 km, 34 min)Coucy-la-Ville at 1.4 km
DepartmentAisneVerneuil-sous-Coucy at 2.5 km
RegionPicardySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

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 ...


SIGHTSEEING

  • Remains of the castle.
  • Museum, located in the tower of the gate of Soissons, with two levels of exposure and a panoramic terrace. Tourism & Handicap label (4 handicap).
  • Church.
  • Fortified doors.
  • Walk around the ramparts and in the middle of the goats.
  • Garden of the medieval Lords of Coucy.
  • Hiking Trails.
  • Views over the valley of the Oise.
  • Fishing pond.
  • Guided tours, activity days, tales and legends tour, tours Great War, by reservation at Sandrine at the Tourist Office of Coucy.
  • Guided tours of the city for individual Sundays at 15h in July and August (to attend the museum tower to the door of Soissons).
  • Great medieval spectacle and marvel at the fantastic Coucy "Duel", every Friday and Saturday nights in July.
  • Night Tours of the city of the Sires de Coucy, torchlight tour and tasting with entertainment garbure, 10 nights a year, by reservation at Sophie to the Tourist Office of Coucy.
  • Seigneuriales of Coucy, great medieval fair with artisans from Europe and many events in April.
  • Autumnal Coucy, festival of street arts with many street performances, juggling, magic, clowns, comedy skits, fanfare, weird bikes, inflatables, etc. ...
Detailed information
Leisure centresMedieval Garden of Coucy-le-Château
MonumentsCastle of Coucy,   Tower of the Porte de Soissons
Natural sitesPond of Coucy-le-Château

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The stately in April.
  • Night Tours animated: in April, May, June, August, September and October.
  • Fishing contest and bowls: in March, April, May, June, September and October.
  • Festival of Young Musicians of the Aisne in May.
  • Medieval Fair: May and June
  • Summer tour, Visit to the gardens, Bonfires of Saint John in June.
  • Flea markets: in June and August.
  • Medieval show Coucy to wonder: in July.
  • Exhibition of art and feast day in August.
  • The fall, the 15 km of Coucy and Heritage Days, in September.
  • Scholarship to toys, Croatian Cultural Day, the 40th anniversary of the Monument Amvcc and easy: in October.
  • Exchange all collections and Commemorative Days on the sugar industry: in November.
  • Live Nativity: in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Folembray racetrack.

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
4T or 2T karting on trackSports sensationsFrom 20 € to 60 €Bucy-le-Long (17.3 km)

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WEATHER

Friday 29 August
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Min. 14°C - Max. 20°C
Saturday 30 August
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Min. 13°C - Max. 19°C
Sunday 31 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Renaissance  
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French cuisine restaurantLa Bourse aux Grains  
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Soissons
The spirit Picard is primarily a matter of taste and want to share. In La Bourse aux Grains at Soissons, we know well the adage that spirit and good living. The chef offers to share...
Located 16 km from Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique22 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantCampanile Soissons  
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Soissons
Memories of elementary school ... Princess Radegund and her great beauty, the mysterious and precious vase ... Soissons full of mysteries, stories and gourmet delights too! Visit the...
Located 17 km from Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique21 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 3 bedroomsChambres d'hôtes sur la courtine    
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House on the rempart of the Coucy-le-Château's town. Wonderful view from 2 of the 3 rooms. 2 double rooms and 1 family suite for 4 personnes.
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Mill with 3 bedroomsLe moulin de laval    
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Cuisy-en-Almont
Located in the department of Aisne near Soissons 1 hour from Paris, a region rich in history and architectural sites, our guest rooms await you at the heart of an ancient oil mill,...
Located 13.3 km from Coucy-le-Château-AuffriqueFrom 65 € to 80 € the double room 
Castle with 5 bedroomsDomaine Le Parc    
9.8
Danizy
Authentic 18th chateau, period rooms, terraces and 5 luxury bed-rooms, cuisine with savoury products.
Located 16.8 km from Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 8 personsGîte La Tour prend garde  
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Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique
- In the heart of the medieval town of Coucy le Chateau dating from the thirteenth century to protect the walls and door of Soissons, enjoy a green and modern comfort. The La Tour careful...
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CAMPSITES

 
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Attichy
Welcome to the Egret's Camping. Fancy a change of scenery? Surrounded by a beautiful pond and a unique landscape, the Egret's Camping at Attichy in Oise (France, south of the Picardy...
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HOTELS

Hotel le Rallye - Hotel in Coucy-le-Château-AuffriqueHotel le Rallye     
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Soissons
In the heart of Soissons, 40 km from Compiègne, Hotel le Rallye offers non-smoking accommodation, a bar, and private parking is available an additional cost. Wi-Fi is provided at the...
Located 15.6 km from Coucy-le-Château-AuffriqueRoom from 35 €
Best Western Plus Hôtel des Francs - Hotel in Coucy-le-Château-AuffriqueBest Western Plus Hôtel des Francs     
8.6
Soissons
Best Western Plus Hôtel des Francs is located just 500 metres from Soissons city centre, between Paris and Reims. It features a fitness centre, indoor swimming pool and hammam. Guest...
Located 16.2 km from Coucy-le-Château-AuffriqueRoom from 95 €
Auberge De Villequier - Hotel in Coucy-le-Château-AuffriqueAuberge De Villequier     
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Villequier-Aumont
In the heart of the Picardy region, this guesthouse is set in a park in the village of Villequier-Aumont. It offers a restaurant and rooms with free Wi-Fi access. The guest rooms at...
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