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Just outside the Manor, a large loop on foot leads to the discovery of the local habitat. In the Vallée de l'Automne, the Wallu mill and its ponds. In the distance and dominating, the  keep of Vez  and its contemporary art exhibitions. Preserved in a valley, the Abbey of Longpré  and the Château des Fossés so told by Alexandre Dumas and on the return to Largny, the visit of the remarkable gardens of  la Muette .

Through valleys, plains and forests, the private habitat opens in spring and their visit remains an intimate discovery, far from the hustle and bustle.

Beyond, you have to walk through the forest of Villers-Cotterêts, in its heart, the Abbey of Longpont  and its small restaurants will offer a welcome stopover.


The Compiègne forest massif, twenty minutes by car, is also to be discovered, passing through Pierrefonds and its famous  Chateau  fort which stands majestically between plain and forest.

Still in the Compiègne forest, a detour to Saint-Jean-au-Bois and its gourmet inn "  The Good Idea  »Will delight fans. L'"  Auberge du Mont Saint-Mard  ”At Vieux-Moulin is also a good restaurant.


The castle of Villers-Cotterêts:
Discover a cultural and living place entirely dedicated to the French language and French-speaking cultures.


The village

At the end of the village, stroll through the remarkable gardens of la Muette, laid out along the remains of a large 16th century terrace overlooking the Vallée de l'Automne.

At the edge of the forest

The Manoir de la Cour is located on the edge of the forest known as Retz. Covering an area of nearly 13,300 hectares, it is the sixth largest national forest in France.
You will find pleasure in strolling all year round in this massive forest planted with tall trees, a legendary territory so loved and told by Alexandre Dumas, a native of the place.


Close to towns

The Manor is ideally located at:

  • 4 km from the Château de Villers-Cotterêts, future International City of the French Language;

  • 15 km from the Château de Pierrefonds, a castle rebuilt by the architect Eugène Viollet-le-Duc;

  • 28 km from the Palais de Compiègne, an important French royal and imperial residence;

  • 28 km from the city of Soissons (Saint-Jean-des-Vignes Abbey, Saint-Gervais-et-Saint-Protais Cathedral, etc.)


The Great war

From the first fights in 1914 to the German offensive in 1918, including the terrible Chemin des Dames offensive in 1917, there are many places of memory of the First World War in the Aisne. 

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