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Historic town center of Givet

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08600 GIVET

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The city of Givet combines history and modernity. Its architectural heritage is remarkable. Fortified under Charles V, then under Vauban, the historic town center of Givet is a vestige of the tormented past of this border region. Narrow streets, towers, churches and fortified gates illustrate the strategic role of this Mosan city.

Alternately domain of the bishops of Liège, then territory of the empire of Charles V, Givet became French under the reign of Louis XIV. Last bastion against enemy territories, the city of Givet has always been at the heart of military strategies of conquest. This small city was also the birthplace of illustrious characters, such as Etienne-Nicolas Méhul to whom we owe the famous "song of departure". .Its architectural and historical treasures are also complemented by many recent achievements, which make this town a charming place where it is good to stop.

We speak: French, English, Dutch


Minimum group size: 15 person(s)

Maximum group size: 100 person(s)


  • Adolescents
  • Adults
  • Associations
  • Motorists
  • Other groups formed
  • Works councils
  • Cyclists
  • Childhood
  • Students/school
  • Families
  • journalists
  • Pilgrims
  • Disabled
  • Professional
  • hikers
  • seminars
  • Sports
  • For all
  • Third Age


Payment method

  • American Express
  • Debit card
  • checks
  • French bank and postal checks
  • Cash
  • Eurocard-Mastercard
  • Visa
  • Credit card
  • International mandates
  • Transfer

Equipments and Services


  • Motorhome service area
  • Cash
  • Boutiques
  • Garden
  • Playground for children
  • Parking
  • Coach parking
  • Restaurant
  • Festival hall
  • Marked trails
  • Access for disabled


  • Pet Friendly

Activities on site

  • concerts
  • Conferences
  • Temporary exhibitions
  • Guided tour

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