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Blancs-Coteaux

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne

Blancs-Coteaux - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Marne
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Virtus:

Vertus is a historic city with regard to its heritage. She welcomed the Counts of Champagne in his castle which remains today only the door Baudet. She also gave birth to the poet Eustache Deschamps who served the kings Charles V and Charles VI.

Today, the town is part of the Champagne Tourist Route (vineyard of the Côte des Blancs) and won the Sustainable Beautification Award in 2009 and 2010.

Culinary specialty: eggs in Meurette with Red Virtue.

Gionges:

Gionges is located near Vertus and Mesnil-sur-Oger.

Oger:

The village of more than 500 inhabitants bathes in the vineyards.

The locality of Oger became famous by hosting the residence of Léon Bourgeois, initiator of the League of Nations and Nobel Peace Prize. It is located between Epernay and Vertus hills south.

Today, this wine village of the Côte des Blancs is crossed by the Champagne Tourist Route. His reputation is all the more important because he received the Gold Medal of the European Flowering Prize in 2005.

Geographical information

MunicipalityBlancs-Coteaux
Postcode51130
Tourism label
Latitude48.9051880 (N 48° 54’ 19”)
Longitude3.9992260 (E 3° 59’ 57”)
Surface area65.81 km²
Population3565 inhabitants
Density54 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureChâlons-en-Champagne (18.4 mi, 33 min)
Insee code51612
IntercommunalityCA Épernay, Coteaux et Plaine de Champagne
DepartmentMarne
TerritoryChampagne-Ardenne
RegionGreat East

Nearest cities & towns

Bergères-lès-Vertus2.4 mi (7 min)
Villeneuve-Renneville-Chevigny3.4 mi (8 min)
Le Mesnil-sur-Oger3.9 mi (9 min)
Villers-aux-Bois4.3 mi (8 min)
Soulières4.6 mi (11 min)
Trécon5.3 mi (13 min)
Givry-lès-Loisy5.3 mi (13 min)
Val-des-Marais5.4 mi (11 min)
Rouffy5.5 mi (11 min)
Vouzy5.7 mi (13 min)
Chaintrix-Bierges6 mi (10 min)
Étréchy6.2 mi (13 min)
Loisy-en-Brie6.4 mi (15 min)
Saint-Mard-lès-Rouffy6.4 mi (13 min)

Things to see and do

Virtus:
Gionges:
Oger:
Voipreux:

Places of interest

Leisure centres
Monuments
Natural sites

Events and festivities

Virtus:

Market every Tuesday morning.

Patronal feast in August.

Fair Saint-Martin in November.

Oger:

The Champagne Christmas (in December): exhibition of nurseries and Christmas market.

Photos

A view of Vertus from the vines
A view of Vertus from the vines
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The church of Oger
The church of Oger
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The Saint-Fergeux church of Gionges
The Saint-Fergeux church of Gionges
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Oger and the Côte des Blancs vineyard
Oger and the Côte des Blancs vineyard
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Climbing site from Falloises to Vertus
Climbing site from Falloises to Vertus
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Vertus - St. Martin's Church
Vertus - St. Martin's Church
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Oger - The pastries of Oger and Mesnil-sur-Oger
Oger - The pastries of Oger and Mesnil-sur-Oger
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Vertus - Donkey Holder
Vertus - Donkey Holder
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Virtue underground quarries
Virtue underground quarries
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Vertus - Aubertin Organ (© CC Vertus Region)
Vertus - Aubertin Organ (© CC Vertus Region)
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Vertus - Neptune Pool (© CC Vertus Region)
Vertus - Neptune Pool (© CC Vertus Region)
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Vertus - Chardonnay Golf Course (© CC Vertus Region)
Vertus - Chardonnay Golf Course (© CC Vertus Region)
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A wash house of Gionges
A wash house of Gionges
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Gionges - Saint-Ferjeux Church (© CC Vertus Region)
Gionges - Saint-Ferjeux Church (© CC Vertus Region)
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Oger - The garden Odette Prévost
Oger - The garden Odette Prévost
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Oger - Saint Lawrence Church (© CC Vertus Region)
Oger - Saint Lawrence Church (© CC Vertus Region)
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Mayor of Voipreux
Mayor of Voipreux
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Weather

Sunday 26 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 11°C
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Monday 27 march
Min. 1°C - Max. 15°C
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Tuesday 28 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 16°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Champagne Tourist Route.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Carthorse-drawn carriage ride
Nature and the great outdoors10 € to 15 € Pierry (8.4 mi)
Cellar tour and tasting with Champagne Charles Mignon
Local flavours9 € to 16 € Épernay (10.2 mi)
Guided buggy or quad tour of the Champagne vineyards
Nature and the great outdoors65 € to 720 € Festigny (15.2 mi)
Bike hire near your holiday accommodation
Sports sensations35 € La Neuville-aux-Larris (18 mi)
Tour of a craft brewery and beer tasting
Local flavours5 € Trélou-sur-Marne (22 mi)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Between vines and meadows
HikeEasy4h00Blancs-Coteaux
Ornate Vertus ride
Village visitEasy40 minBlancs-Coteaux
MTB Circuit Vertus
Mountain bike itineraryIntermediate2h00Blancs-Coteaux
Ornate Gionges ride
Village visitEasy40 minBlancs-Coteaux
Mesnil-sur-Oger the Flower walk
Village visitEasy30 minLe Mesnil-sur-Oger (2.6 mi)

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