Vitry-le-François

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TownVitry-le-François
Insee code51649
Postcode51300
Latitude48.7260870
Longitude4.5857450
Surface6.45 km²
Population13542 inhabitants
Density2099 inhabitants/km²
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Chief townChâlons-en-Champagne (at 34 km, 33 min)Blacy at 2.3 km
DepartmentMarneFrignicourt at 2.6 km
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TOWN PRESENTATION

3 flowers placed city, capital of Perthois, located in the center of a pleasant country with various aspects around the countryside to small paths shaded summer, streams, rivers, lakes ideal for fishing and boating.

Vitry-le-François is the meeting point of different communication channels: river crossing (3 channels: Marne-Rhine, Marne to the Saône, lateral to the Marne), rail junction (line Paris-Strasbourg-Lyon-Calais Méditérannée), crossroads (N4 Paris-Strasbourg to Saint-Dizier and the south of France in Reims and RN44 to Vitry-le-François).

A little history ... Formerly, Vitry-en-Perthois, this ancient fortress was dismantled in the late 12th century. Following its destruction by Charles V, François 1er founded Vitry-le-François in 1545, giving his name and arms, "Azure a salamander golden head crowned with twisted and even lying in a burning pyre gules, in chief azure supported gold and charged with three fleurs de lys of the same "with the motto" Nutrisco and exstinguo "or" I'm fed and I put it out. "

The completion of the new Vitry was entrusted to Italian architect Marini. During the Second World War the city was razed to 90%. New town, completely rebuilt, it still continues its development.


SIGHTSEEING

  • The City Hall: Récollets former Convent of the 17th century.
  • Place d'Armes square: become semi-pedestrian, previously used in exercises of soldiers. It shows in its center the statue of the river Marne (fountain) erected in 1840 and commonly called "The Goddess".
  • The church of Notre-Dame largest church classic Marne (seventeenth-nineteenth centuries). Classified Historical Monument. Imposing facade with two towers.
  • Gate Bridge: at a time it marked the precise entry Vitry-le-François. Hence we had had to fulfill the grant (tax levied on all goods, animals or generally anything that returning to the city or out of its walls).
  • La Chapelle Saint-Nicolas Lower Village: Former Mariners Chapel.
  • Some houses with wood sides ...
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Vitry-le-François
Information pointsTourist Office of Vitry-le-François
MonumentsChapel Saint-Nicolas,   Collegiate Church Notre-Dame,   Door of the Pont
Performance hallsL'Orange bleue,   La Salamandre

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • The 1st weekend of March: Exhibition of Wine.
  • April: Meeting Interclub (Multicollections).
  • In June: Currents Festival of Arts and Crafts Fair Currents, flea market and fair to collections.
  • In July and August: A Place in the Sun shows, concerts ...
  • In September: European Heritage Days.
  • The 1st weekend of October: Festival BD.
  • The 3rd weekend of October: Antiques Fair.
  • In November: Exhibition of St. Martin.
  • In November: Exchange postcards and collections.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Bicycle hire around Der LakeNature and the outdoorsFrom 6.50 € to 25 €Giffaumont-Champaubert (23 km)

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PHOTOS

Gate BridgeGate Bridge
 
Collegiate Church of Notre -DameCollegiate Church of Notre -Dame
City HallCity Hall
 
Landscape lousy champagne ( © Jean Espirat )Landscape lousy champagne ( © Jean Espirat )
Chapel Lower VillageChapel Lower Village
 
The GoddessThe Goddess

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WEATHER

Wednesday 20 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 21 August
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Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C
Friday 22 August
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Min. 11°C - Max. 21°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vieux Briscard  
6.2
Vitry-le-François
Authentic - In the heart of downtown Vitry-le-François, Restaurant Le Vieux Briscard seduce lovers of traditional French cuisine and authentic flavors. You will be offered local cuisine...
Located in Vitry-le-François28 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantRestaurant Jacques Sautet - gastronomique  
8.2
Vitry-le-François
'I see life in pink ...' - These words, Edith Piaf could pronounce them not passing the restaurant Jacques Sautet. Straight out of a fairy tale, this gourmet restaurant located in Vitry-le-François,...
Located in Vitry-le-François58 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Clos de Mutigny  
9.8
La Chaussée-sur-Marne
CHARMING HOTEL - Located at the corner of a small country road, the restaurant Clos de Mutigny hides a welcoming restaurant that offers a relaxing view of the river. TRADITIONAL CUISINE...
Located 12.8 km from Vitry-le-François27 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Farm with 5 bedroomsAu brochet du lac    
7.9
Saint-Rémy-en-Bouzemont-Saint-Genest-et-Isson
In their house champagne timber and timbered. Apparent dating from 1776, located in the heart of bocage. Champagne, Francis and Sylvie offer five bedrooms. Furnished guest in a warm...
Located 11.7 km from Vitry-le-François56 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsL embarcader    
9.4
Arrigny
Located a short distance from Lake der our bed and breakfast welcome you to discover the sea champagne. A suite consists of two double rooms with shared bathroom.. In Annex 3 rooms...
Located 14.4 km from Vitry-le-François59 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsAuberge de la Pomme D' or  
Margerie-Hancourt
A relaxed. And warm... This old house renovated with taste champagne, perfect place to enjoy one of our specialties 'The sweetbreads to champenoise'.. Card with homemade products by...
Located 19.6 km from Vitry-le-FrançoisFrom 46 € to 88 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 12 personsLes der'vertes
Giffaumont-Champaubert
Champagne style home with wooded and private fishing pond closed, the heart of a flower village, tourism on the shores of Lac du Der-Chantecoq. Located 300 m from the lake dikes you...
Located 23 km from Vitry-le-FrançoisFrom 625 € to 810 € per week 
House for 7 personsLes der'vertes  
9.2
Giffaumont-Champaubert
Champagne-style house, with land and pool, private fishing ended in the middle of a flowered village, tourism on the shores of Lac du Der-Chantecoq. Located 300 m from the lake dikes...
Located 23 km from Vitry-le-FrançoisFrom 420 € to 515 € per week 
Pavillon for 9 personsLe logis du der  
9.3
Giffaumont-Champaubert
At the foot of the magnificent lake der large pavilion with nine or more additional option on the floor, outside: 1500 m² terrain with closed garden of 1000 m² and 350 m² of private...
Located 23 km from Vitry-le-FrançoisFrom 290 € to 590 € per week 

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HOTELS

Castor Hotel - Hotel in Vitry-le-FrançoisCastor Hotel     
8.2
Vitry-le-François
Located in Vitry-le-François, 3.2 km from the train station, this 24-hour reception hotel is decorated in a Canadian style. It offers soundproofed rooms and a restaurant specialised...
Located in Vitry-le-FrançoisRoom from 46 €
Hotel De La Poste - Hotel in Vitry-le-FrançoisHotel De La Poste     
7.8
Vitry-le-François
The 3 star Hotel de la Poste is located in the heart of Vitry le François, a charming village in the Marne department. The Hotel is also only 10 km from the beautiful Der-Chantecoq...
Located in Vitry-le-FrançoisRoom from 58 €
Hotel Tambourin - Hotel in Vitry-le-FrançoisHotel Tambourin     
8.3
Vitry-le-François
In the heart of the Champagne region, this hotel is located in Vitry-le-François, just a 20-minute drive from the Der-Chantecoq Lake. It offers spacious rooms with free Wi-Fi access....
Located in Vitry-le-FrançoisRoom from 59 €

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Suite Novotel Reims Centre
Suite Novotel is located in the heart of Reims, a 5-minute walk from the train station. It offers en suite accommodation, a fitness room and free Wi-Fi....
Marne
Au Bel Air Champenois (près de Reims)
Dégustations, Escapades Gourmandes dans les vignes, Elaboration du Champagne et Artisanat
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