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Palais du Tau - 4 Things to Know Before Visiting

2 Place du Cardinal Luçon, 51100 Reims, France

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About Palais du Tau

The Tau Palace was one of the residences of the archbishops of Reims . It owes its name to its plan which, in the Middle Ages , was shaped like the letter T ( Tau in Greek ). A building adjoining the Notre-Dame de Reims cathedral , it was also a royal residence during the coronations of the kings of France in Reims.

Attractions Near Palais du Tau

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims
Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Reims0.07km from Palais du Tau

A majestic cathedral that was located in the French city of the same name. Reims Cathedral is recognized worldwide as one of the defining models of Gothic art. Inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List, this 13th-century cathedral presents features that make it unique, notably through its unity of style, its luminosity, and its statuary. One of the main pilgrim sites in this area and also a tourist attraction too.

Musée Saint-Remi
Musée Saint-Remi1.22km from Palais du Tau

A beautiful french museum which was located in Simon Street in Reims. The museum deals with the period from Prehistory to the Renaissance In addition to the regional archeology collections (prehistoric, Gallic, Gallo-Roman, Merovingian, and medieval periods), there are also those of classical archeology and a magnificent series of ancient weapons, equipment, and uniforms. One of the nice locations which pave light to the history of France.

Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park
Montagne de Reims Regional Natural Park14.09km from Palais du Tau

A vast protected area which was located in the Grand East region of France. It has a wooded range of hills covered by vineyards that produce the region's eponymous sparkling wine and champagne. The objective of this place is to preserve the heritage of their region and ensure economic development in the territory in compliance with environmental concerns. The highlight of this park is the beautiful and protected dwarf beech trees with particularly strange shapes.

Avenue de Champagne
Avenue de Champagne24.1km from Palais du Tau

The Avenue de Champagne is one of the main axes of the city of Epernay, often considered the "most prestigious way". It is indeed the seat of several great Champagne houses, including Moët & Chandon and Perrier-Jouët, which have played a major role in the history of Epernay. It is thus a “remarkable site of taste”.

Forest of Argonne
Forest of Argonne70.78km from Palais du Tau

A densely wooded and hilly region in eastern France that forms a natural barrier between Champagne and Lorraine. It is also a historically important area. It was here the Prussians were repulsed in 1792 by the French at Valmy and where U.S. forces swept over the Germans in 1918. A beautiful area for nice trekking and also it is quite adventurous too.

Castle of Sedan
Castle of Sedan82.79km from Palais du Tau

A majestic castle which was located in Sedan, France. It is a grand fortress of medieval European stock, covering an area of 35,000 m2 in its seven floors. The castle was given by the French Army to the city of Sedan in 1962 and was subjected to a number of restorations. There is also a beautiful museum inside this castle which was dedicated to the Franco-Prussian War and It has rich collections of things that have been used at that time.

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Grand Est is a vast new region in Eastern France, the unification of the former historical regions of Champagne-Ardenne, Alsace, and Lorraine. Its geographical location – bordering Belgium, Luxembourg, Germany, and Switzerland – makes of the Grand Est an interesting cultural melting pot which can be clearly seen in its architecture and tasted in its gastronomy.