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The Must Do's

Châlons in 2 hours

If you are short on time and can only make a quick stop Châlons, or simply want a quick but comprehensive introduction to Châlons-en-Champagne, this 2-hour tour offers the opportunity to discover the city’s diverse architecture and view some of its most magnificent monuments.

2000 years of history

in 2 hours

“Châlons, the Essentials” is a map of the city with a circuit throughout history with 20 points of interest to discover. Each one represents a key attraction (a historical place, monument, a square, museum, statue and more). Each site also displays an information panel which can be easily read within a few minutes.

The brochure also summarizes the top things to discover when you are in Châlons for only a few days.

The brochure can be downloaded by clicking on the button below, but we recommend picking up a paper version at the Tourist Office as you may find it more practical to use. What’s more, not only is this the starting point of your tour, it is also a chance to explore the exceptional timber-framed building where we are based.

Visit Châlons with the

Audioguided Tour

If you prefer listening to reading, discover Châlons-en-Champagne through our audioguided city tour.

11 steps to discover Châlons-en-Champagne through its history and heritage.

A few little gems

to discover during our quick tour

  • Châlons-en-Champagne was originally known as Catalaunum, after the Gallic tribe, the “Catalauni” meaning “those who are brave in battle”.
  • In the 13th century, Châlons became part of the Hanse group of 17 textile producing towns in Flanders and Northern France. The town became a hub for significant international trade and was, at that time, at its peak.
  • The vast remains of the former cloister in the Musée du Cloître de Notre-Dame-en-Vaux are unique to Europe.
  • After the Revolution, Châlons-en-Champagne was known as Châlons-sur-Marne until 1997.

The IdVizit app

Interactive tours

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