Meaux is a commune in the Seine-et-Marne department in the Île-de-France region in the metropolitan area of Paris, France. It is located 41.1 km (25.5 mi) east-northeast from the center of Paris. Meaux retains the larger part of its Gallo-Roman ramparts to this day which enclose the historic heart of the City. Its main building is the Cathedral of St Stephen which is a mixture of gothic styles from the 12th –15th centuries with a high vaulted chancel and an overwhelming impression of ‘light’.
Meaux is known for Brie de Meaux (a variety of Brie cheese) and the local variety of mustard. Meaux is known for its cultural life as well (e.g. "Musée Bossuet", Music Festival "Musik'elles", recording studios "Eightball Society Studios").
Things to See & Do
* Art museum
* Episcopal palace
* Bishop’s Palace
* Purchase Brie and local mustard
Cruise Season – March - Dec
Currency – Euro (EUR)
Language – French
Land Area – 14.95 km²
Population – 52,000 approx
Electricity – 2 round pins European style.
Time – UTC plus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 44
Travel Links - Meaux is served by Meaux station on the Transilien Paris – Est suburban rail line and on several national rail lines.