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La Laie des Pots

Museums and places of visits in Villers-Cotterêts
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  • Discover the remains of the water supply network dating from the 12th century. Villers-Cotterêts is a town without water. Elisabeth de Vermandois, wife of Philippe d'Alsace Count of Flanders, decided in 1182 to have the waters that deafen in certain points of the forest of Retz, called "Les Pleurs de la Coste de Faicte de Rest". This network made up of pipes, potteries, manholes with buffers (also called coping stones or pots), doors, aqueducts or vaults was classified as a Historic Monument...
    Discover the remains of the water supply network dating from the 12th century. Villers-Cotterêts is a town without water. Elisabeth de Vermandois, wife of Philippe d'Alsace Count of Flanders, decided in 1182 to have the waters that deafen in certain points of the forest of Retz, called "Les Pleurs de la Coste de Faicte de Rest". This network made up of pipes, potteries, manholes with buffers (also called coping stones or pots), doors, aqueducts or vaults was classified as a Historic Monument on 29 July 2013. By following the "La Salamandre" walk, discover this network which supplied water to the castle and then to the town of Villers-Cotterêts for nearly 700 years.
Services
  • Services
    • Picnic area
    • Free parking
  • Rates
  • Free
Openings
Openings
  • All year 2024
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