The country of Meaux

As the Marne loops, let yourself be carried away by the waves ...

Take advantage of an unusual getaway aboard the Spicy to discover the Meaux region, in Seine-et-Marne, east of Paris (77), just a stone's throw from the capital and Disneyland. A guaranteed change of scenery for the night or a day out.

Located just 30 minutes from Paris, the town of Meaux boasts a wealth of historical, natural and cultural treasures for you to discover during your stay:

The Great War Museum

Europe's largest space dedicated to the First World War, this museum offers a vast collection of reference objects from 14-18. Accessible to visitors aged 5 and over, its exhibitions, collections and immersive displays enable visitors to discover or rediscover a pivotal period in world history.

The Pâtis nature park

Île-de-France's largest urban nature park takes you away from the madness of the city, to the midst of a rich and precious flora and fauna. A natural environment on the banks of the Marne that will delight young and old alike.

Saint-Etienne de Meaux Cathedral and the Episcopal City

Come and admire this Gothic cathedral built between the 12th and 16th centuries, which houses the tomb of Jacques-Bénigne Bossuet, bishop of Meaux nicknamed "The Eagle of Meaux". The former episcopal palace now houses the Bossuet Museum. You can also visit the Bossuet garden, designed in the 17th century by the famous gardener André Le Nôtre, who was also responsible for the gardens of the châteaux of Versailles, Vaux-le-Vicomte and Chantilly.

La Maison du Brie, a museum to savour

Discover the history of the famous Brie de Meaux, which the kings of France were already enjoying at their tables. During the tour, various objects and stories from the past and present explain the cheese's journey from milking to our plates.

Tasting every Saturday and Sunday, by reservation.

The market

Enjoy local produce, including the famous Brie de Meaux, at the market every Saturday morning.

The Germinale association offers bike loans all year round in front of the Tourist Office and the Grande Guerre museum, and during the summer at the entrance to the Pâtis park! Just bring your identity card!