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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
Population3819 inhabitants
Density78 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.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Get close to animals at the educational farm
Nature and the great outdoors7 € Saint-Hilliers (34 km)
Guided eco-tour of the Aÿ-Champagne vineyard
Local flavours35 € Ay (40 km)
Paintballing at the Bellevue estate
Entertainment180 € to 384 € Crouy-sur-Ourcq (41 km)
Lacourte Guillemart champagne tasting
Local flavours0 € to 6 € Écueil (47 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)
Givry -les- Loisy of Flower walk
Village visitEasy40 minGivry-lès-Loisy (28 km)
Moslins and hillsides south of Epernay
HikeIntermediate3h00Moslins (30 km)
Historic trail in the town centre
Village visitEasy1h30La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (31 km)
Family discovery trail
Village visitEasy1h00La Ferté-sous-Jouarre (31 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals