Petit Morin Valley
Near Château-Thierry and Provins
Just 25 minutes from our gite, Château-Thierry has developed over the centuries to offer us a rich historical and cultural heritage. It was the birthplace of Jean de la Fontaine, who was born there in 1621 before becoming one of the most illustrious writers of fables.
45 minutes away, visit Provins, the only town which bears witness to the Champagne Fairs of the olden days! A UNESCO World Heritage site since 2001, it holds many treasures which are well worth visiting: the ramparts and fortified gates, the Tour César, the Grange aux Dîmes, the subterranean cellars, etc.
Also to be discovered just 45 minutes from our gite CHARME AU FIL DE L’EAU, Pierry Castle. Built in the 18th century, it houses a gallery depicting the dynasties of the kings of France and a museum-press where you can sample the estate's Champagnes and learn how to open a Champagne bottle.
A few kilometres from our gite, take advantage of some sports and outdoor activities:
- Canoe-Kayak in Verdelot (8km)
- Rail bike in Ferté-Gaucher (17km)
- Parc des Félins in Nesles la Gilberde, Seine-et-Marne (48Km)