VISITS NOT TO BE MISSED IN THE SURROUNDINGS
OF BOURBONNE-LES-BAINS ...
A RICH HERITAGE...
LANGRES is an acropolis classified among the 50 most beautiful cities in France. Proudly perched on its spur for more than 2000 years, it was in turn Gallo-Roman capital, seat of a vast bishopric and impregnable royal fortress.
With more than 8 km of ramparts, it is the largest fortified wall in Europe!
With its ramparts, its imposing towers, its numerous bell towers, Langres presents itself as a proud fortress camped at the gates of Champagne and Burgundy ...
Do not miss: the Renaissance houses and mansions, the Saint-Mammès cathedral and the cloister, the Museum of Art and History and the House of Lights Denis Diderot, philosopher who was born in Langres ......
To know more : www.tourisme-langres.com
FAYL-BILLOT, GRENANT and BUSSIERES-LES-BELMONT, are at the heart of a living tradition: Basketry. This country finds all its authenticity in the 50 hectares of oseraies which are cultivated there. Braided by skilled hands, the wicker can be transformed into a basket or basket.
To know more : www.tourisme-faylbillot.com
The NOGENT cutlery basin. This region specializes in luxury cutlery, scissoring and the manufacture of surgical instruments, with advanced technology. The Cutlery Museum and the cutlery craftsmen are there to present their most beautiful pieces to you.
To know more : www.decouverte-nogent-en-champagne.com
SILVERWARE AND FINE DINING.
DARNEY has a centuries-old know-how in the manufacture of cutlery. La Fabrique currently markets three brands including Deetjen, Chambly and Couvert de Mouroux. From silver metal to solid silver but also from stainless steel, cutlery of an extreme variety, with very rich decorations and styles are manufactured. Positioned at the top of the range to decorate the tables of palaces, from the Hotel Georges V to the Ritz, Darney belongs to the Société des Cages de Mouroux.
To know more : www.fabrique-de-couverts.fr
GLASSWARE AND CRYSTALLERY.
Founded in 1475 by Simon de Thysac, a gentleman glassmaker, LA ROCHERE is the oldest working glassworks in France and surely one of the oldest in the world. During your visit, you will see glassmakers picking, hammering, blowing and shaping glass to transform material into fusion and discover the millennial know-how of hand-blown glass.
To know more : www.larochere.com
THE HISTORY OF FRANCE
with the CHARLES DE GAULLE MEMORIAL
Discover this place of memory equipped with the latest museographic and scenographic equipment and set off to meet the most famous French of the 20th century, in his private and public life.
Located at the foot of the Cross of Lorraine, the Charles de Gaulle Memorial, inaugurated in October 2008 by the President of the Republic and the German Chancellor, completes a real journey of memory constituted by the family house, "La Boisserie" and the tomb of General de Gaulle.
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