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Baslieux-lès-Fismes - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne

Baslieux-lès-Fismes marnaise town is a charming, full of 300 people, on the border of the Aisne and Marne.

It covers 562 hectares, its territory is open to the valley of the Vesle.

The origin of its name comes from the Gallo-Roman, Ballius, who owned a villa on the site of the current town.

In the twelfth century the Templars erected a commander in the town.

Located a few kilometers as the crow flies from the Chemin des Dames, many troops stationed there during the Great War, a renowned novelist, Jean-Michel Thibaux, wrote "the recall of the Drum" whose action takes place in large Baslieux-lès-Fismes part during the War of 14-18.

Geographical information

Latitude49.3252270 (N 49° 19’ 31”)
Longitude3.7131450 (E 3° 42’ 47”)
Surface area5.62 km²
Population313 inhabitants
Density55 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâlons-en-Champagne (44 mi, 56 min)
Insee code51037
IntercommunalityCU du Grand Reims
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Courlandon1.7 mi (4 min)
Magneux2.4 mi (8 min)
Fismes2.5 mi (7 min)
Romain3.8 mi (8 min)
Blanzy-lès-Fismes4.1 mi (10 min)
Breuil-sur-Vesle4.3 mi (9 min)
Saint-Gilles4.5 mi (13 min)
Unchair4.7 mi (11 min)
Serval4.8 mi (12 min)
Hourges5 mi (11 min)
Mont-Saint-Martin5.2 mi (12 min)
Bazoches-sur-Vesles5.2 mi (12 min)
Ventelay5.3 mi (11 min)

Things to see and do

The church of Saint-Julien is a large double transept Romanesque church, whose construction began in the eleventh century and which has been transformed in the twelfth and sixteenth century. The Saint-Julien Baslieux-lès-Fismes Association is very active and work for the restoration of this magnificent building.


The church of Saint-Julien Baslieux-lès-Fismes
The church of Saint-Julien Baslieux-lès-Fismes
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arm pump station on the Town Hall Square
arm pump station on the Town Hall Square
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Lavoir St. Romain
Lavoir St. Romain
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Bloom and village decorations
Bloom and village decorations
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Tuesday 23 may
Min. 9°C - Max. 22°C
Wednesday 24 may
Min. 11°C - Max. 23°C
Thursday 25 may
Min. 10°C - Max. 22°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bike hire near your holiday accommodation
Sports sensations35 € La Neuville-aux-Larris (13.8 mi)
Tour of a craft brewery and beer tasting
Local flavours5 € Trélou-sur-Marne (18.6 mi)
Guided buggy or quad tour of the Champagne vineyards
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 720 € Festigny (19.2 mi)
Cellar tour and tasting with Champagne Charles Mignon
Local flavours9 € to 16 € Épernay (22 mi)
Carthorse-drawn carriage ride
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 15 € Pierry (23 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From Epernay to Châlons-en-Champagne - The Marne Valley
All-terrain bike itineraryEasy2h30Épernay (22 mi)
Epernay and edges of Marne
HikeEasy1h55Épernay (23 mi)
The domain of the Princes de Condé
HikeIntermediate3h30Condé-en-Brie (23 mi)
Hidden Treasures
HikeEasy1h30Château-Thierry (24 mi)
In the footsteps of La Fontaine
HikeIntermediate40 minChâteau-Thierry (24 mi)


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