Explore interesting sights in Château-Thierry, France. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 7 sights are available in Château-Thierry, France.Sightseeing Tours in Château-Thierry
1. Borne Vauthier Demarcation Stone
Western Front demarcation stones, also known as Bornes du Front and Bornes Vauthier, are monuments erected in France and Belgium to mark the limit of the German advance during the First World War. The stones were the idea of sculptor Paul Moreau-Vauthier, a veteran of the war, and were erected between 1921 and 1930. The total number of stones erected is unclear but it is thought that there were 118 official stones, of which 93 survive. The stones identify the army that held that sector in 1918 and are engraved with the text "Here the invader was brought to a standstill 1918" in English, Dutch, and French.
2. Ruines de l'ancien château
The castle of Château-Thierry is an old fortified castle, founded in the ninth century by the counts of Vermandois and remodeled in the twelfth and thirteenth century by the counts of Champagne, then by Philip the Fair in the fourteenth century and finally by Antoine de Bourgogne at the end of the fifteenth and early sixteenth century. Its remains stand in the French commune of Château-Thierry in the department of Aisne, in the Hauts-de-France region.
3. Église Saint-Crepin
The Church of Saint-Crépin is a church located in Château-Thierry, in the department of Aisne. Mentioned as early as the twelfth century, it was completely rebuilt in the late fifteenth century or early sixteenth century, following the damage of the Hundred Years War. It is a hall church of a late but sober Gothic style, whose façade is flanked by an imposing bell tower. It has been classified as a historical monument since 1957.
4. Ancien couvent des Capucins
The Capuchin Convent is a former convent located in Château-Thierry, France. It forms the historic heart of the Collège des Capucins, which will become Collège et Lycée Jean de La Fontaine de Château-Thierry, then Collège Jean Racine when the lycée was moved to modern buildings on the heights of the city.
5. Maison de Jean de la Fontaine
The Jean-de-La-Fontaine Museum is a museum of art and history mainly dedicated to Jean de La Fontaine and his work. It is installed in the house where the poet was born in Château-Thierry, in the Aisne. It benefits from the appellation Musée de France and the label Maisons des Illustres.
6. Les remparts du Chateau
The ramparts of Château-Thierry, of the thirteenth century, are a vestige of the urban rampart that surrounded the fortified village, which stand in the commune of Château-Thierry in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region.
7. Porte Saint-Pierre
The Porte Saint-Pierre, from the late thirteenth century, is a vestige of the urban rampart that surrounded the fortified village, which stands in the commune of Château-Thierry in the department of Aisne in the Hauts-de-France region.
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