6 Sights in Soissons, France (with Map and Images)

Explore interesting sights in Soissons, 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 6 sights are available in Soissons, France.

List of cities in France Sightseeing Tours in Soissons

1. Soissons Memorial

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Soissons Memorial Szeder László / CC BY-SA 4.0

The Soissons Memorial is a World War I memorial located in the town of Soissons, in the Aisne département of France. The memorial lists 3,887 names of British soldiers with no known grave who were killed in the area from May to August 1918 during the German spring offensive. The battles fought by those commemorated here include the Third Battle of the Aisne and the Second Battle of the Marne.

Wikipedia: Soissons Memorial (EN)

2. Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes

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The Abbey of St. Jean des Vignes was a monastery of Augustinian canons in Soissons, France, southwest of the city center. Only ruins remain, of which the west facade remains one of the more outstanding examples of architecture in the town. It is a listed historic monument.

Wikipedia: Abbey of St. Jean des Vignes (EN)

3. Ancienne abbaye Notre-Dame

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Notre-Dame de Soissons was a nunnery dedicated to the Virgin Mary in Soissons. It was founded during the Merovingian era, between 658 and 666, but the community was dissolved and the building partially demolished during the French Revolution (1789–99).

Wikipedia: Notre-Dame de Soissons (EN), Url

4. Cathédrale Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais

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Soissons Cathedral is a Gothic basilica church in Soissons, France. It is the seat of the Bishop of Soissons, Laon, and Saint-Quentin. The construction of the south transept was begun about 1177, and the lowest courses of the choir in 1182.

Wikipedia: Soissons Cathedral (EN), Heritage Website

5. Musée de Soissons

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The Soissons Museum is a municipal museum in the city of Soissons in the department of Aisne dedicated to fine arts, archeology and current art. It has been installed since 1933 in the buildings of the old Saint-Léger abbey.

Wikipedia: Musée de Soissons (FR)

6. Ancienne abbaye de Valsery

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Ancienne abbaye de Valsery C. FRANQUELIN / CC BY-SA 1.0

Valsery Abbey (Abbaye Notre-Dame de Valsery) is a former abbey in Cœuvres-et-Valsery, France. It was founded in 1124 by Premonstratensian canons, near the Forest of Retz that they probably helped to clear.

Wikipedia: Abbaye de Valsery (FR), Heritage Website

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