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Pévy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne

Pévy is located west of the Massif de Saint-Thierry. The vineyard slopes are oriented mainly to the southeast. The highest point reaches 212 meters at a place called "The Spruce" and the terraced vineyards of 100 to 190 meters.

In Roman times, called Pévy Pavium (the villa of Roman Pavius). By 1100, he mentioned in a charter of the village of Manas with the second donation from the altar of Pévy at the Abbey of Saint-Denis.

In the Middle Ages, the name of the village evolves into Pes Vitis meaning "foot of the vineyards." The village was surrounded by walls and closed doors for three, the northern one was called the Cross, and the lunch, GoLive.

In 1346, Beard had to Thibaud Pévy an important area consisting of a house with enclosed, forty-six pieces of land, eleven pieces of wood and three and a half days of vines (old measurement surface).

In 1773 Pévy had an area of ​​740 ha, 38 ha of vines. Under Napoleon, the village has lost about 140 acres after an administrative division.

In 1825, Almanac of the department of Marne, and described the village: "Pévy, half a league from Prouilly north west, is a village inclined, narrow streets, built on the slope of a mountain watching the rising sun , and crowned with vines. "

In 1839 there were 454 inhabitants Pévy.

The hamlet of Hervelon located east of Pévy had, say, a monastery red. This locality is responsible for selecting a plant Pinot Black has strongly increased including the villages of Sacy and reefs around 1925.

Pévy has various historic monuments such as the Roman church, the castle of wood Ardre, porches Champagne, wash houses, the ford, and small-flowered streets ...

Geographical information

Latitude49.3108990 (N 49° 18’ 39”)
Longitude3.8454340 (E 3° 50’ 44”)
Surface area7.40 km²
Population217 inhabitants
Density29 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâlons-en-Champagne (64 km, 50 min)
Insee code51429
IntercommunalityCC des Deux Vallées du Canton de Fismes

Nearest cities & towns

Prouilly1.7 km (2 min)
Jonchery-sur-Vesle4.2 km (10 min)
Bouvancourt4.8 km (9 min)
Montigny-sur-Vesle5.8 km (10 min)
Trigny6.1 km (9 min)
Vandeuil6.4 km (14 min)
Courcelles-Sapicourt7.1 km (15 min)
Muizon7.3 km (11 min)
Ventelay7.4 km (11 min)
Branscourt7.6 km (11 min)
Guyencourt7.8 km (15 min)
Rosnay8.5 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

The church of Romanesque-Gothic style of the 12th and 13th century and the magnificent altarpiece. The Romanesque nave contrasts with the high Gothic choir as a bell cap saddle. It belonged to the diocese of Reims, deanery Hermonville and dedicated to Our Lady.

The castle wood Ardre.

Champagne porches, laundries, the ford, small flowered streets ...

Events and festivities

The flea market on the first Sunday in June

The festival on the second Sunday in September.


The church of St. Mary
The church of St. Mary
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The altarpiece
The altarpiece
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The altarpiece
The altarpiece
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The laundry
The laundry
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The fountain near the church
The fountain near the church
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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

Hiking "La Côte Saint Michel".

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Gourmet getaway in the vines
Local flavours33 € to 120 € Trigny (3.7 km)
Guided eco-tour of the Aÿ-Champagne vineyard
Local flavours35 € Ay (31 km)
Canoe kayak on the Marne
Sports sensations12 € to 26 € Tours-sur-Marne (36 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Hidden Treasures
HikeEasy1h30Château-Thierry (44 km)
Sorcy Wood
Mountain bike itineraryEasy1h30Écordal (58 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals