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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne

At the heart of the Brie Champenoise, less than 100 km from Roissy, Orly and Paris Vatry Montmirail is a town of 4000 inhabitants. Dominating the valley of the Petit Morin, from a promontory once fortified town is nestled around its 16th century castle and its French gardens designed by Le Nôtre.

Welcoming city and flowers (Three Flowers), Montmirail offers a quality of life and a serene environment, while providing high-quality facilities.

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude48.8701650 (N 48° 52’ 13”)
Longitude3.5359250 (E 3° 32’ 9”)
Surface area48.82 km²
Population3870 inhabitants
Density79 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâlons-en-Champagne (64 km, 1h06)
Insee code51380
IntercommunalityCC de la Brie Champenoise

Nearest cities & towns

Mécringes2.9 km (7 min)
Rieux4.3 km (7 min)
Montenils6.2 km (9 min)
La Celle-sous-Montmirail6.2 km (10 min)
Vauchamps6.4 km (8 min)
Marchais-en-Brie6.8 km (9 min)
Bergères-sous-Montmirail6.9 km (10 min)
Artonges7.6 km (12 min)
Corrobert7.7 km (14 min)
Vendières8.5 km (15 min)
Le Gault-Soigny8.9 km (10 min)
Fontenelle-en-Brie9.1 km (10 min)
Montolivet9.2 km (9 min)

Things to see and do

Castle Montmirail 16th century with French gardens were designed by Le Nôtre.

"Circuit des statues", walking tour of 2 km.

"Tour of the walls and statues," walking tour of 4 km.

4 hikes of about 9 km from each Montmirail giving views over the city from the 4 cardinal points.

The district Curely is the headquarters of the association pageant "The Hussars Lasalle. Reconstruction of the 1814 Campaign in France in mid-May in even years.

Places of interest

Information points
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Market every Monday and Saturday morning.

Theatre the last two weekends in January and the first of February.

Flea mid-June

European Heritage Days the third weekend of September.

Fair St Simon the fourth weekend of October.


Friday 27 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 9°C
Saturday 28 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 29 march
Min. 10°C - Max. 11°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Guided eco-tour of the Aÿ-Champagne vineyard
Local flavours35 € Ay (40 km)
Paintball field in the heart of Bellevue
Sports sensations180 € to 384 € Crouy-sur-Ourcq (41 km)
Canoe kayak on the Marne
Sports sensations12 € to 26 € Tours-sur-Marne (47 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hidden Treasures
HikeEasy1h30Château-Thierry (22 km)
Historic trail in the town centre
Village visitEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (31 km)
Family discovery trail
Village visitEasy1h00La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (31 km)
La Barre Natural Forest Area
HikeEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (31 km)
Bergette Natural Forest Area
HikeEasy1h00La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (31 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals