Do you love the charm of ancient stones, myths and legends? GreaterSoissons is full of countless treasures – sometimes unsuspected – that are just waiting to be discovered!
Who has never heard of Clovis and the famous Soissons vase? Even today this unavoidable episode of French history inhabits our city, which was the first capital of the Franks.
From castles to dungeons, and from art-deco facades to the remains of abbeys, you will not lack opportunities to go back in time to the sources of history in a playful or unusual way. Stroll the streets of Soissons in search of the many historical characters revisited by the famous street-artist C215 or let yourself be charmed by the dazzling spires of the Saint-Jean-des-Vignes Abbey, which tear the horizon and offer a unique setting in the heart of the city. Its visit in virtual reality, will plunge you into the heart of the XVIth century; sensations guaranteed! and the most romantic, will not miss watching the sunset through the old rose window.