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Ambrières - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne

Ambrières village where some fields have the right idea to dare to venture to the edge of the road is the beautiful countryside... The church is not like the others, she also decided she was as pretty without a steeple. It is true that, over the centuries, it was dismantled several times. Some timbered houses well maintained appear here and there. They are beautiful, large and remind us that the Champagne heritage is not forgotten. Some have kept the barn, the large carriage door, also called porterue or charretil, it allowed the entry of huge overflowing carts harvest or straw.

The bicycle is king, it is not the ribs that will scare the Champenois or visitors, as several streets in the area are named after great ribs.

The term "timber" when the Middle Ages were called dove or corner posts, posts four corners of the building (Dove is an old variant column).

The assembly of the various elements of wood used to lock and maintain the lining cob. This filling material, made of clay and straw fragments oat kneaded, is placed between the posts and supported by the slats of wood, or palsans paleçons. It ended with a lime compound coating and sand which was on top of the horse manure and animal hair or horsehair.

Geographical information

Latitude48.6352360 (N 48° 38’ 7”)
Longitude4.8381169 (E 4° 50’ 17”)
Surface area10.07 km²
Population219 inhabitants
Density21 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâlons-en-Champagne (55 km, 49 min)
Insee code51008
IntercommunalityCA de Saint-Dizier, Der et Blaise
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Laneuville-au-Pont1.8 km (3 min)
Landricourt3.4 km (6 min)
Sapignicourt3.6 km (7 min)
Perthes3.6 km (6 min)
Hallignicourt3.8 km (7 min)
Moëslains5.2 km (10 min)
Valcourt5.9 km (10 min)
Vouillers6.5 km (13 min)
Sainte-Marie-du-Lac-Nuisement6.8 km (10 min)
Éclaron-Braucourt-Sainte-Livière8 km (10 min)
Hauteville9.6 km (12 min)
Villiers-en-Lieu9.6 km (12 min)
Écollemont10.6 km (15 min)


The church
The church
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The church
The church
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Grande porte cochere
Grande porte cochere
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Saturday 21 october
Min. 10°C - Max. 16°C
Sunday 22 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C
Monday 23 october
Min. 8°C - Max. 12°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Lake der is not far away, with all its activities, timber-framed churches, museums of St. Mary of the Lake and other agricultural museums. Montier-en-Der and his stud.

In autumn the large noisy clouds formed by the passage of the cranes are fantastic. Other birds such as coots, herons, ducks, greylag geese are present more often.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Vine and Wine Museum (for groups)
Local flavours350 € Colombey-les-Deux-Églises (43 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Giffaumont-Champaubert - Droyes
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Giffaumont-Champaubert (11.1 km)
Around Autigny
HikeEasy1h45Autigny-le-Petit (28 km)


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