The Essential
The town's fast expansion is linked to the intensive exploitation of the Blanzy [Blanzy#] coal basin. Other industries were also responsible for this development: the metal, mechanical engineering, electrical construction and public works industries and hosiery. With Le Creusot [Le Creusot#], Montceau now forms an urban complex with over 100.000 inhabitants which has sought and found new openings, notably in the field of technical tourism.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Montceau-les-Mines

Montceau-les-Mines Schoolhouse
Montceau-les-Mines Schoolhouse
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