Tina and I spent a lovely few days at Easter exploring a region of Picardy close to Chateau Thierry.  We stayed in a Chambre D'Hote close to Fere en Tardois which was full of charm and with delightful proprietors.

Val Chretien a Chambre D'Hote full of charm set amidst the ruins of a medieval abbey

The Town Hall of Chateau Thierry

Condee en Brie, a small town close to the Champagne vinyards of the Marne

Hottedu Diable, interesting rock formations close to where we stayed

At this time of year before the trees are in leaf, mistletoe created a special appearance to the scenery

Rheims cathedral