640px Charleville place ducale


The city radiates a true architectural jewels of the first half of the seventeenth century, the Place Ducale, inspired by the Place des Vosges (Paris). It opens many prospects to the pedestrian axis condusive to shopping and to the Meuse banks that invite to discover the life of the famous poet Arthur Rimbaud (Rimbaud House and Museum) or the nearest kind from Mount Olympus (Aquatic Center, based water, river port, greenway trans-ardenne).

The symmetry games open on numerous annexes seats composed of sublime courtyards (the Ardennes Museum of Art and Popular Tradition). Place Ducale is also a setting for many events throughout the year: World Festival of Puppet Theatres, brotherhoods Festival, the Elsewhere, celebrations Gonzaga…