Revin

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

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TownRevin
Insee code08363
Postcode08500
Latitude49.9418930
Longitude4.6371990
Surface38.41 km²
Population7371 inhabitants
Density191 inhabitants/km²
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CLOSEST CITIES & TOWNS

Chief townCharleville-Mézières (at 24 km, 28 min)Anchamps at 3 km
DepartmentArdennesLaifour at 5.2 km
RegionChampagne-ArdenneSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

A 25 km north of Charleville-Mezieres (capital of the Ardennes department), whose slogan boasts Revin his situation "At the heart of the Valley," also occupies a privileged position in the heart of Europe, since 8 km as the crow flies, in Viroinval in Belgium, is the geographical center of Europe of 15. For proof, a circle of 350 km radius, with center Revin, covers major cities of Northern Europe: the closer, Reims, Brussels, Luxembourg, Lille, Liege. Then Paris, Nancy, Aix-la-Chapelle, Antwerp. Finally, Strasbourg and Amsterdam, and beyond London and Frankfurt.

For 150 years, the economic development of Revin is linked to its opening:

On the one hand rail which allowed since 1860, liaison with Paris, and with the Belgian network and Vireux-Molhain Givet, Ardennes while providing a central position on the line Calais-Basel, between the coal basin of the North and the iron mines of Lorraine.

Second line of the Meuse saves the ports of the North Sea to join the Seine basin through the channel of the Ardennes and the Rhine by the canal from the Marne to the Rhine

Gastronomic specialties revinoises: cacasse to the bare bottom, salad with bacon, the sausage meat, white pudding with onion Revin of the game, thrushes, Bayen, cake, sugar pie, Revin the cookie (baked in a mold cast crown that workers made their own foundries revinoises), Mollet cake (baked in a clay mold), the wafers.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The old Revin ( circuit Heritage - 45 min )
  • The Spanish House - Museum (free admission) :
  • Home of the 16th century, listed as a historic monument, which houses the museum of local heritage.
  • Permanent exhibitions: revinois inside the early 20th century and foundry Revinoise.
  • Temporary Annual Exhibition.
  • The Dominican church and convent
  • 17th century.
  • Furniture ( pulpit - stalls ) is listed in the inventory of Historic Monuments.
  • The former convent houses the House of Dialogue.
  • The pump Lavoye :
  • Free access.
  • Public Fountain built shortly before 1789.
  • The castle Swallows (external):
  • 16th century.
  • Refuge from 1685 to 1688, French Protestants forced to emigrate after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes by Louis XIV.
  • The Chapel of St. Eloi (external):
  • Built in 1930 in the midst of garden cities plants Faure. The frame comes from the old factory of the small town.
  • The park Rocheteau :
  • Free access.
  • Trees and flowers Municipal Park, playgrounds for children, tennis courts... located along the Meuse.
  • Monument of Manises:
  • Free access.
  • Tribute to 106 guerrillas Maquis of Manises, young Ardennes shot by German soldiers June 13, 1944 at a place called the Father of Oaks.
  • Mount and All - In spite of his views :
  • Free access.
  • At an altitude of 450 meters, Mount offers several views, area with picnic : the Faligeotte, Rock of Minches. The most outstanding is the Falière ( starting paragliding ).
  • The stele George Sand:
  • Free access.
  • Built in honor of the famous writer who lived in Revin. It was inaugurated May 31, 1953.
  • The Monument Jean Jaurès :
  • Free access.
  • Revin was one of the first cities to erect a monument in memory of Jean Jaurès one of the founders of socialism.
  • Art Gallery (avenue Jean Baptiste Clément) open on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 14h to 18h. Free admission.
  • Activities: Hiking (topo guide available at the point i) - Canoeing - Canobus - Paragliding - Orienteering - Raid kind.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Revin
Performance hallsEspace Jean Vilar

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • In May :
  • Flower Market organized by the City. Information +33 3 24 41 55 65.
  • Festival Bootleg. Information +33 3 24 40 20 91.
  • July:
  • Rev'In Meuse.
  • Flea.
  • October:
  • Flea Flea market.
  • Lire en Fête. Information +33 3 24 41 84 32.
  • December: Parade and Christmas Market.
  • From May to September : Annual Exhibition at the Old Spanish House Revin said. Information 24 March 4213 73.
  • From September to June: Cultural Performances at the Espace Jean Vilar. Information +33 3 24 41 55 71.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

  • Anchamps:
  • Site of the legendary Roland Pierre: The Devil wishing to try the courage of the famous nephew of Charlemagne, threw two large rocks in order to force him to retreat before him. The 2 rocks came and stood at the foot Roland, but he did not budge. Footpath 30 minutes.
  • Mill of the Pile: Called once the mill of the battery, the tradition wants that the brigands were posting at this point to address the boats ... to steal.
  • Old stone quarries: the banks of the Meuse to Laifour. The stones were transported on Margotin, punting.
  • Church (1766) (exterior) built in stone Country (rubble).

PHOTOS

The Meuse RevinThe Meuse Revin
 
Spanish HouseSpanish House
Church of the DominicansChurch of the Dominicans
 
Park RocheteauPark Rocheteau
Pump LavoyePump Lavoye
 
Monument ManisesMonument Manises
Point de Vue du Mont Malgré-ToutPoint de Vue du Mont Malgré-Tout
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 21 August
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Min. 4°C - Max. 15°C
Friday 22 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 23 August
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLa Bonne Source  
8
Revin
Friendliness and good humor are the hallmarks of La Bonne Source. Bourguignon Corinne welcomes you in a warm and unpretentious in the middle of the Ardennes. The kitchen is open to...
Located in Revin29 € per person 
South-West restaurantL'Auberge du Laminak  
10
Montcy-Notre-Dame
Located in a lush green Ardennes, Laminak Hostel welcomes you in a countryside setting and relaxed. The chef offers a varied menu evolves with the seasons and the market. Come share...
Located 18.5 km from Revin36 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLa Clef des Champs  
7.8
Charleville-Mézières
Located just steps from the Place Ducale, in the heart of the old town, La Clef des Champs welcomes you in an old 17th century building. The wooden decor, fireplace and tables artwork...
Located 19.5 km from Revin40 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 4 bedroomsLe domaine du lac à Rocroi     NEW
Rocroi
The area of ​​the lake is a beautiful 4ha property in the French Ardennes, with pool, lake, fishing, park... 3 double bedrooms large screen tv, Wi-Fi, private bathroom with amenities,...
Located 7.3 km from RevinFrom 65 € to 69 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomLes Gîtes du Vallon 'Les Pommiers'    
9.1
Les Hautes-Rivières
Nestled in the forest, bordered by the meandering Meuse and Semois, the hamlet of Linchamps invites you to discover its fortunes. In the natural park of the 'Cross Scaille' in a calm...
Located 14.8 km from Revin70 € the double room 
House with 1 bedroomVous êtes ici chez Christophe et Jibé    
9.7
Les Hautes-Rivières
Hello everyone, 'You are here ' at home, in the valleys of the Meuse and Semois, within the French Ardennes and a few kilometers from the Belgian Ardennes. During a visit to our little...
Located 14.8 km from Revin70 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 2 personsLes Gîtes du Vallon 'Le Gué'  
9.6
Les Hautes-Rivières
Fanny and Philippe welcome you in their Drouvin Ardennes house, situated in the hamlet of Linchamps, nestled in the forest, the natural park of the Cross Scaille, the highest point...
Located 14.8 km from RevinFrom 260 € to 285 € per week 

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HOTELS

Hotel du Commerce - Hotel in RevinHotel du Commerce 
Rocroi
Located in the centre of Rocroi, Hotel du Commerce is 4 km from the Belgium border. It offers free Wi-Fi, a shared lounge area and a restaurant that serves regional cuisine. All rooms...
Located 8.6 km from RevinRoom from 68 €
Les Sabots d'Helene - Hotel in RevinLes Sabots d'Helene     
8.5
Rocroi
Located in the walled town of Rocroi, Les Sabots d’Helene offers a bar, restaurant and free Wi-Fi access throughout. The Belgian border is only a 5-minute drive away and Charleville-Mézières...
Located 8.6 km from RevinRoom from 58 €
Le Saint Hubert - Hotel in RevinLe Saint Hubert     
7.6
Haybes
In a privileged and exceptional beauty spot, surrounded by forests and legends, the hotel, welcomes you to one of the most ancient villages in the region, Haybes, also called Haybes...
Located 9.1 km from RevinRoom from 67 €

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Hôtel Le Château Fort de Sedan
Hôtel Le Château Fort is a unique medieval fortress located in Sedan. It offers soundproofed rooms and suites with free Wi-Fi and a private bathroom, cable...
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