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Place Ducale

08000, Charleville-Mezieres, France
+33 3 24 59 61 59
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A beach in a city

The square is surrounded by sand coloured buildings which look very nice but during our visit the... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
Cleethorpes, United Kingdom
via mobile
Beautiful center

During our visit in August there were activities held in the center, the views of the buildings... read more

Reviewed 10 August 2017
Roeselare, Belgium
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08000, Charleville-Mezieres, France
+33 3 24 59 61 59
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

The square is surrounded by sand coloured buildings which look very nice but during our visit the seaside had come to the square. Many residents may never have experienced the seaside as it is a long way away so I'm sure they appreciate this fantastic...More

Thank curlytail55
Reviewed 10 August 2017

During our visit in August there were activities held in the center, the views of the buildings around was disturbed, but we had a great time strolling around.

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

Good to sit down for a bit and have a drink. It's too bad it isn't closed for traffic, you could do so much more with it and it would greatly enhance the ambiance

Thank Jer0en_P
Reviewed 26 June 2017

In the very centre of Charleville there is the beautiful Place Ducale, with historic buildings, most of the offer arches, under which you can walk protected from sun and rain with a wide offer of vars and restaurants and a few shops. Not to miss...More

Thank Helmut F
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Beautiful 17th century main square surrounding a central fountain Coffee shops and restaurants to suit most tastes with a price to match most budgets - bearing in mind location If you are looking to escape in a newspaper of a good book you can't go...More

Thank Benjamindrfranklin
Reviewed 24 May 2017

The same architect built both Place Ducale and the Paris Place des Vosges. We enjoyed discovering the similar square organisation, the same brick & stone houses. The square size is huge. How beautiful! In July, the municipality had organized a temporary recreational area in the...More

Thank JohnPaul2010
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Most European cities with fabulous and primary tourist features like the Place Ducale have made them traffic free and pedestrian only a LONG time ago....it's hard to see why Charleville still allows fast moving traffic and noisy rev heads to make the circuits in this...More

Thank David R
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Very pretty square with a nice old fashioned carousel. There are also a few good places to eat here.It was also nice that most of the shops stayed open till 7.00pm so we were able to shop after a day touring the countryside.

Thank Dianerandle
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

Lovely square, with great buildings and original cobble stones. It would be great if they'd get it free of traffic. The Christmas market was closed when we visited around noon, there weren't many stalls either. Many cafes and brasseries in the galleries surrounding the square,...More

Thank 133christelb
Reviewed 1 November 2016

Charleville-Mézières is a commune in northern France, capital of the Ardennes department in the Grand Est region. Charleville-Mézières is located on the banks of the Meuse River. Charleville was founded by Charles Gonzaga, the 8th duke of Mantua, in 1606. Its inhabitants were known as...More

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