Visit Châlons-en-Champagne on foot, by boat, by train, by canoe, alone or accompanied by a guide. Enjoy !
Petit Train Touristique
You can discover with this guided tour the most beautiful streets of the town, its historic houses, and its landmarks built in the 18th and 19th centuries, such as the Hôtel de Région, the Préfecture, the Porte Sainte-Croix, la Halle du Marché... Enjoy a tour of Châlons-en-Champagne on the touristic train. In 40 minutes, you will discover the nicest streets and monuments of the city. In 2020! The touristic train is back on july 4th. Departures on the July 4th, 5th and 11th,12th weekends, then daily until August 30th. Departure at 4.30 p.m. Wearing a mask is compulsory except for kids below 11 years old. Ticketing on our website or by phone. Departure at the Tourist Office.
Balades en Barque Métamorph'eau'ses
An original and magical show. Night falls and the city is metamorphosed. It is adorned with lights, the monuments become the supports of fairy shows. Aboard the boats of the Tourist Office, you will be the privileged spectator of this ballet of lights. As soon as you enter the underground gallery Lochet, you will be fascinated by the scenography broadcast on the vaults. Then, at the edge of the water, the light shows, all different, will succeed each other, as well as monuments and bridges artistically brought to light. Booking is required at the Tourist Office, by phone or on our website, the reservation is not confirmed until reception of the payment. 2020, a season like no other! Boat trips return on June 19th, 2020 ! A modified route: Due to the collapse of a wall in the canal Mau, the route is modified. Adapted prices: As the tour is only partial, its price is reduced: 13€ instead of 16€ for adults ; 6€ instead of 7,5€ for children. Sanitary measures to protect you: 6 passengers maximum per boat (instead of 12 usually), wearing a mask is compulsory except for children below 10 years old. It is also possible to privatize the boat for a group of up to 10 people. Departure fridays and saturdays from 10.30pm.
Balades en Barque L'Eau'dyssée
The boat tour is the visit you can't miss in Châlons. It allows you to discover the city from an unusual angle. Nature and heritage blend harmoniously for a magnificent show. Be enchanted by the charm of bridges, buildings that show their usually hidden sides and the mysterious atmosphere of the tunnels ... Boats are equipped with electric motors: the driver will be your guide. 2020, a season like no other! Boat trips return on June 20th, 2020 ! A modified route: Due to the collapse of a wall in the canal Mau, the route is modified. Adapted prices: The tour is only partial, despite an equivalent duration (45 minutes long), the price of the ride is reduced: 8€ instead of 11€ for adults ; 4€ instead of 5€ for children. Sanitary measures to protect you: 6 passengers maximum per boat (instead of 12 usually), wearing a mask is compulsory except for children below 10 years old. It is also possible to privatize the boat for a group of up to 10 people. In june, departures on Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays afternoon. From july 4th, departures every afternoon.
Musée du Cloître de Notre Dame en Vaux
Demolished in the 18th century, this medieval monument was discovered in 1963. Since it was impossible to build it back to its original location, a museum was established nearby: statues-columns, capitals and pillars adorned this unique ensemble. Sanitary standards: - 10 persons maximum - Wearing a mask is mandatory for anyone over eleven. Antibacterial gel is provided.
This museum is housed in one of the oldest houses of Chalons. It used to be the apartment of a rich collector from Chalons. Open the 1st Sunday of each month from 2pm to 6pm or by appointment calling 03 26 69 38 53 on Wednesday and Friday morning. Sanitary standards: - 10 people maximum. - Wearing a mask is mandatory for anyone over eleven. Antibacterial gel is provided.
Musée des Beaux-Arts et d'Archéologie
Created in 1794, it is one of the oldest in France. Its permanent rooms present collections of paintings (XVth-XXth century) Renaissance sculptures, objects of art and an ornithology area of nearly 2,000 stuffed birds from around the world. Sanitary standards: - Installation of a single direction, marked by posts indicating the direction of circulation. - Wearing of a mask is mandatory for anyone over eleven. Antibacterial gel is provided.