Picardie Off The Beaten Path

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Picardie Off The Beaten Path

  • Church collégiale Saint Thomas, Crépy en...

    free admission all year, nice Church in a small quaint historical town of the Aisne dept 02 in Picardie region. It was a nice shot passing by. Church of Saint Thomas of Canterbury!a bit of history I likeBuilt by Philippe d'Alsace in 1182 and dedicated to Saint - Thomas Becket, the church tower served as Observatory to the English at the siege of...

  • Chateau d'Ermenonville

    one of the wonderful castles of Picardie region France. Located at Rue René de Girardin, 60950 Ermenonville;from Paris take the A1 direction CDG to the road D922 direction ermenonville, take the road N330 direction Senlis but go right at the first road the Rue René de Girardin direction centre ville, the castle is on your left hand side.The first...

  • Horloge dewally,Amiens

    the clock of Dewally of Amiens is nice and architeturally stunning up close the better.It is located between the rue Dusevel and rue des Sergents, very close to the Cathedral Notre Dame where you can see this clock from the top floor. The clock survive the bombings of the city in 1940 during WWII.The story goes that the mayor of Amiens Louis...

  • Porte d'Ardon,Laon

    The town had 14 gates and now only 3 remain from the middle ages; this door or gate d'Ardon gave to a palace of the Caroligians Kings. It is here that Roland ,the nephew (or illegimate child) of Charlemagne spent his youth.At the end of the rampart du Midi, the door or Gate of Ardon (13C) is flanked by bartizans pepper; It overlooks an old...

  • Monument des Anglais, Soissons

    a moving monument to the English in city center Soissons. Link to genealogy of fallenn family members, this site in French tells you more about it and gorgeous pictureshttp://www.memorial-genweb.org/~memorial2/html/fr/com_global.php?insee=02722&dpt=02&comm=Soissons&It is the work of Herbet Hart and Eric Henry Kennington sculptors and architects...

  • Stop in Fontaine-Chaalis

    We have stayed in Fontaine-Chaalis at an Auberge (See Tips) twice as a base for exploring the area and as a covenient last night before flying out of de Gaulle Airport (an easy 15-20 minute traffic-free car return away). The ruined Abbey and the Jacquemart-Andre Museum are a good low-key last visit (or first). This is a way to see parts of France...

  • Gerberoy

    This tiny hamlet has the privilege of having being admitted to the exclusive club of the most beautiful villages in France. Most of the houses date back to the XVII and XVIII centuries and make of Gerberoy a really pleasant destination for a romantic get-away.

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