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Lovely historic square

A square with beautiful early 17th century buildings. Some restaurants and cafes with outside... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
London, United Kingdom
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One of the most superb places in North France

In Charleville this is the most superb place. You have to admire the 17 th century scenery of th... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Frank V
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08000, Charleville-Mezieres, France
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Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

A square with beautiful early 17th century buildings. Some restaurants and cafes with outside seating. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

In Charleville this is the most superb place. You have to admire the 17 th century scenery of th Place Ducal. A must is to have a drink or meal.

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Must do in Charleville: Visit the Place Ducale Splendid arcades pleasant pubs and stores. And a handfull good restaurants. And Jeanteur a fine garment store.

Thank Frank V
Reviewed 4 August 2018

There are a number of cafe / restaurants around the sides. One Italian used to have the best Beaujolais nouveau I have ever had. Need to be there for the late autumn. It comes in a barrel, which I suspect cover up win in a...More

Thank rogerwgoddard
Reviewed 16 July 2018

On the place Ducale in the center of Charleville-Mezieres are several restaurants. At the restaurant Brasserie Ducale were people dining at nearly all the tables outsite. A good sign. Nice place at a good spot.

Thank Frank H
Reviewed 1 July 2018

This beautiful square is a place to spend a little time in, walk around it , stand in the middle or just sit and have a coffee , well worth the time.

Thank tony b
Reviewed 26 March 2018

It is supposed to be the Square of Duke Charles of Gonzagues but it seems it's been made for a king instead. If you know Paris, you might notice how similar it is to Place des Vosges. Both were built by brothers. Place Ducale is...More

Thank Arduina0895
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

This square is supposed to be a reproduction of a famous one in Paris. It’s not as well maintained but still worth seeing. There is a large selection of bars and restaurants around the square. It’s worth seeing it by night also with very nice...More

Thank Jetrotteleglobe
Reviewed 7 March 2018

Even jn winter this square is very nice because of the elegant lighting. A few bars and restaurants make sure you need not stay hungry or thirsty.

Thank Ignace D
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Whether or not it is true that place ducale was designed by the same architect as the Mythical Place des Vosges in Paris, it is very beautiful. The arches, the cafes and restaurants, the surrounding buildings... Worth the trip to Charleville Mezieres. Pity that cars...More

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