Centre Historique Valmy 1792 MoulinCentre Historique Valmy 1792 Moulin
©Centre Historique Valmy 1792 Moulin|Photographer: Daniel OSSO

From the Monarchy to the Revolution

“From the Monarchy to the Revolution”, a plunge into the heart of history… Follow in the footsteps of Marie-Antoinette, who passed through Châlons-en-Champagne on her way to Paris, and discover the Moulin de Valmy, the symbolic site where the Republic was officially proclaimed.

1 day
All year long
From 43
max 30 pers.

The programme

for this tour

Included in the programme:

9.30am: Coffee reception at the Tourist Office. Enjoy a moment to get to know the Tourist Office team, who welcome you in their “cosy” premises over a coffee.

10am – 12pm: “In the footsteps of Marie-Antoinette” guided tour including a visit to the Marie-Antoinette oratory in the Hôtel des Intendants de Champagne and a walk up to the top of Porte Sainte-Croix.

12.30 – 2.30pm: Enjoy lunch in one of the participating restaurants: starter + main course + dessert + drinks included.

3 – 5.30pm: Free admission to the Interpretation Centre of Valmy 1792 and guided tour of the mill and the battle site. The current mill is the fourth to stand on the site since 1792 and remains the most iconic symbol of the Proclamation of the Republic.

What's more

A day out for history lovers

Access to the top of Porte Sainte-Croix

Guided tour of the Moulin de Valmy

Practical information


Price per personFrom February to December
Based on 30 people, Tuesdays to Fridays43€

Prices are calculated per person, on the basis of 30 people, with the tour presented in French. These prices may therefore be subject to change according to the information you provide.

Number of kilometres by coach: 35 km (not included)

Meeting point: 

The Tourist Office

Arriving by coach? Where to park:

Drop-off point: Rue de la Marne, in front of the cathedral
Parking: Rue du Général Jansen

Do you have a question?


Geoffrey Ptaszek


03 26 65 35 62

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