Based on the verge of Ourcq nascent Fère-en-Tardenois was an important station Gallic and Gallo-Roman. The birthplace of Camille Claudel (08-12-1864), sculptor and sister of Paul Claudel, poet and playwright born in Villeneuve-sur Fere-August 6, 1868. Fère-en-Tardenois is one of the main centers of the Tardenois territory which lies south of the Aisne department, boundaries of regions of Champagne-Ardenne, Ile-de-France, Picardy.
Access by road: 100 km from Paris via the A4 motorway from the east - 50 km from Reims - 22 km from Château-Thierry - 25 km south of Soissons.
By train: from Paris via Reims East with connections to Meaux.