Chauny travel guide
Visit Chauny: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Noyon at 16 km from Chauny
Location: Chauny is situated in the Aisne department (Picardy region) in the north of France at 30 km from Laon, the department capital. (General information: Chauny is 105 km from Paris and 177 km from the port at Calais).
Market days in Chauny: weekly market: Friday; (markets take place in the morning unless indicated)
Popular places to visit near Chauny: these include Noyon at 16 km and Saint-Quentin at 26 km. Chateau Coucy is a listed national monument at 13 km and Noyon is a listed town of art and history at 16 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Chauny, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Chauny
Note that all distances from Chauny shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Chauny holidays and travel
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Markets near Chauny
- Chauny: market every Friday (0km)
- Tergnier: market every Thursday & Sunday (6km)
- Noyon: market every Saturday (16km)
- Ham: market every Saturday (18km)
- Vic-sur-Aisne: market every Wednesday (24km)
- Saint-Quentin: market every Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
- Soissons: market every Wednesday & Saturday (28km)
- Thourotte: market every Thursday (29km)
- Cuise-la-Motte: market every Sunday (30km)
- Longueil-Annel: market every Sunday - seasonal market only - (31km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chauny and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Chauny map below.
Heritage Site Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (36km)
National Monument Chateau Coucy (13km); Pierrefonds Chateau (34km)
Religious Monument Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (32km); Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (41km); Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (44km); Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (44km)
Remarkable Garden Parc du château de Compiègne (36km); Jardin du château de la Muette (41km); Jardin du donjon de Vez (42km); Jardins du château (42km)
Secteur Sauvegarde Laon (31km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Foret de Compiegne (35km); Foret de Retz (41km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Gauchy (23km); Vivaise (25km)
Map of places to visit near Chauny & Location Information
Distance to Chauny
from Laon (local prefecture): 30 km
from Paris: 105 km
from Calais: 177 km
from Nice: 726 km
from Bordeaux: 603 km
from Strasbourg: 349 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 18 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Chauny): Abbecourt, Autreville, Bethancourt-en-Vaux, Bichancourt, Caumont, Commenchon, Condren, Manicamp, Marest-Dampcourt, Neuflieux, Ognes, Pierremande, Quierzy, Sinceny, Tergnier, Ugny-le-Gay, Villequier-Aumont and Viry-Noureuil.
For driving distances to Chauny from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Chauny