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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Joinville
Insee code52250
Surface18.94 km²
Population3667 inhabitants
Density193 inhabitants/km²
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Chief townChaumont (at 42 km, 41 min)Rupt at 2.4 km (5 min)
DepartmentHaute-MarneSuzannecourt at 3 km (6 min)
RegionChampagne-ArdenneSearch another town


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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.


  • The castle of the Great Garden with its splendid Renaissance garden.
  • City Tour: Enjoy the time of the Renaissance as you stroll on the pier Peceaux along the "Little Venice", the Mail dock or on the deck of Poncelot the 16th century. Be amazed by the maze of narrow alleys of the Old Town and its medieval houses nestled against the hill of the old feudal castle, which was once the home of the Princes of Joinville.
  • The Church of Our Lady (twelfth century) is full of jewels and works of art unique. A remarkable alabaster tomb (sixteenth century), the belt relic of St. Joseph of the Crusade brought by St. Louis or the Organ Louis Le Bé invoice typical French (seventeenth century) in its original box (tribune of the 16th century) are available for your contemplation.
  • The Chapel of St. Anne (1504) flamboyant style features remarkable stained glass (16th century Troyes school) illustrating the life of St. Anne and the Virgin. Near the chapel is also the tomb of Sir John and Princes of Joinville, faithful companion of the king.
  • The audience is the former seigneurial court that was created in 1561 by Antoinette de Bourbon. This is one of the few survivors in France. You will discover in many reconstructions (80 costumed mannequins size). You will meet the good king St. Louis, relive the funeral of Claude de Lorraine, 1st Duke of Guise and also the visit to Joinville of Louis XIII, with the Musketeers and Cardinal Richelieu. Before leaving, let yourself be trapped in the dungeons of the Principality of Joinville.
  • The Apothecary: Former Hospital Pharmacy Joinville built in 1567, it becomes now a museum containing over 230 pots and utensils used in this establishment in the 18th and 19th centuries. Come discover the cures of witches of old.
  • For every guided tour, learn about the departure times from the Tourist Office on +33 3 25 94 17 90.
  • Summer: Tuesday, Thursday and Friday to visit from the audience and 14h to 15h30 of the apothecary (go to the Tourist Office). On Wednesday, city tour to 14h and 15h30, visit the Chapel of St. Anne.
  • Permanence to the audience as well: In July and August visits from 15h to 17h, Saturdays, Sundays and holidays. The rest of the year from May to October, visits from 15h to 17h, Sundays only.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Joinville
Information pointsVisitor Information Centre of Joinville
Leisure centresGarden Le Grand Jardin
MonumentsCastle of the Grand Jardin
Natural sitesWood of Joinville


  • The festival of plants: every first weekend of May at the Chateau du Grand Jardin (conferences, workshops, market, plants ...).
  • Every August 15: big flea market garage sale in the streets of Joinville.
  • The wine fair: in October, organized by the Association of Firefighters (specific date, inquire at the Tourist Office Joinville).
  • The Feast of the Nose: the first Sunday of November at the Chateau du Grand Jardin.


  • A 2 km, you will discover the wonderful gardens of my mill, and a breeding red-clawed crayfish.
  • You also can enjoy fine dining restaurants, farm-inns after a hike or a bike ride without limits in the beautiful rolling hills and authentic.
  • A few miles Joinville the Metallurgic Park traces in an interactive manner and imposing in the history of metallurgy in the Haute-Marne department always known for its foundries, steel mills and its cast of art.
  • A 25 km, Colombey-les-Deux-Eglises, a famous town of General de Gaulle, will charm you with a visit to a part of the house of the General, but especially thanks to its magnificent museum that traces the history of 20th century, when de Gaulle was a great influence. Key location that guarantees a memorable one!
  • A 25 km from Joinville, you'll find naturally the Lac du Der, the largest artificial lake in Europe and its bird sanctuary, harbor, beaches, restaurants and natural surroundings and wildlife.
  • A 20 km, you will discover the Castle of Voltaire, Cirey-sur-Blaise, where you will visit on site the exposure of a painter and sculptor in a former priory, where was built a Zen garden.
  • For fans of fishing, hunting, hiking or cycling, Haute-Marne offers a superb environment.
Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Vine and Wine Museum (for groups)Local flavours3.50 €Colombey-les-Deux-Églises (29 km)

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The wharf Peceaux along the MarneThe wharf Peceaux along the Marne
Le Chateau du Grand JardinLe Chateau du Grand Jardin
Rue de la Fontaine in the heart of the city IntramuralsRue de la Fontaine in the heart of the city Intramurals
Overview from the coast CastleOverview from the coast Castle
The AudienceThe Audience



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House with 4 bedroomsChez Monique    
4 guest rooms in rustic charm located in a pretty village in Haute-Marne, Doulaincourt nestled in the valley of the Kidney, famous for trout fishing and a beautiful forest where you...
Located 14.3 km from JoinvilleFrom 52 € to 62 € the double room 
Castle with 4 bedroomsChâteau de Roches-Sur-Rognon    
2 nice suites in a castle built in the end of 17th century, birthplace of the Marquis Jouffroy d'Abbans (inventor of the steamboat), located in the heart of an English park of 7 hectares...
Located 18.2 km from JoinvilleFrom 90 € to 115 € the double room 
House with 3 bedroomsAux portes de Reynel    
3 bedrooms, 2 with more. Animals are acceptés. La house is quiet and isolated from the medieval village. For longer stays, the kitchen is at your disposition. Prêt equipment childcare...
Located 22 km from Joinville52 € the double room 

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House for 5 personsGite de l'abbaye de Septfontaines  
Independant house in the precincts of the Abbey of Septfontaines. Oriented to the east it receives the morning sun by a large baywindow that makes you feel inside nature. A small stream...
Located 25 km from JoinvilleFrom 200 € to 380 € per week 

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40 places over 0,7 haCamping Municipal Les Rives de Marne    
Beautiful camping, quiet, shaded, in the Marne Valley. In the middle of a small village. Banks of the Marne. Note: new building with sanitary accessibility opened in August 2013.
Located 19.6 km from Joinville12 € per day 

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Hotel Le Soleil d'Or - Hotel in JoinvilleHotel Le Soleil d'Or  
Offering a la carte restaurant, Hotel Le Soleil d'Or is located in Joinville, a 10-minute walk from the train station. The hotel is set in a traditional-style building and free Wi-Fi...
Located in JoinvilleRoom from 85 €
La Source Bleue - Hotel in JoinvilleLa Source Bleue     
Set in a 17th-century water mill, this hotel is located in a 5-hectare park surrounded by centuries-old oak trees. It features Art Deco guest rooms with a balcony or terrace. Each soundproofed...
Located 13.7 km from JoinvilleRoom from 80 €
Auberge du Cheval Blanc - Hotel in JoinvilleAuberge du Cheval Blanc     
The Auberge du Cheval Blanc is located in the village of Chamouilley. It features a restaurant that serves traditional French dishes, a bar and free Wi-Fi access. All of the rooms at...
Located 19.3 km from JoinvilleRoom from 44 €

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Hotel Inn Design
Hotel Inn Design is located 3 km from the historic town of Langres, in the Champagne-Ardenne region. It offers free Wi-Fi internet access and free parking....
Campanile Saint-Dizier
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