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 FranceSightseeing Tours in Soissons
1. Soissons Memorial
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.
2. Abbaye Saint-Jean-des-Vignes
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.
3. Ancienne abbaye Notre-Dame
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).
4. Cathédrale Saint-Gervais et Saint-Protais
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.
5. Musée de Soissons
The Musée de Soissons is a municipal museum in the city of Soissons in the department of Aisne dedicated to fine arts, archaeology and contemporary art. It has been installed since 1933 in the buildings of the former Saint-Léger Abbey.
6. Ancienne abbaye de Valsery
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.
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