• Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, secrets of history

  Opening dates : 07/04 - 22/09/2018

Colombey-les-deux-Eglises

48 min (49,6 km)

 

Discover the village of the Général de Gaulle: Colombey-les-deux-Eglises, in the Pays Chaumontais and visit:

The ‘Croix de Lorraine’

This 43.50 metres high cross built in 1972 to honour the Général de Gaulle, is a place of contemplation dominating the landscapes of the Haute-Marne loved by De Gaulle.

La Boisserie

Home of the De Gaulle family. Destroyed during WWII and reconstructed, it housed the General and his family during the most difficult times of his political era, from 1946 to 1958. It was the also the place of the Franco-German reconciliation (1958) and the General spend his last days here in 1970.

http://www.memorial-charlesdegaulle.fr

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