As part of the upper valley of the Marne, Joinville and its surroundings offer many scenic spots that make your stay more pleasant visitors, whether amateur old stones, history, trout fishing and walking in forest. The Vallage is really a separate territory. There floats a sort of magic that comes from its vast forests, its picturesque villages, its castles, abbeys and forgotten in a valley fold.
Home to the Men from the highest-Antiquity, Vallage made the prosperity of all the great men who lived there. The Gallo-Romans who developed economy in our days, through the Middle Ages, who live lives of many monasteries and fortresses. But it's the 16th century that lived Vallage its Golden Age, by attending the birth of the strain of the Guises who will shake the Kings of France.
Because of its natural resources, Vallage was the cradle of metallurgical water for motive power, forests for charcoal and especially iron ore. Therefore melting Art Haute-Marne is unrivaled in the world in terms of know-how and is still thriving here smelters at the forefront of technology.