Barisis tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laon at 21 km from Barisis

Visit Barisis: highlights and tourist information

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Barisis is situated in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Barisis in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 21 km and Soissons at 22 km.

Barisis, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 21 km (direction east)

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the Museum of...

See Laon guide


at 22 km (direction south)

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking a pleasant...

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at 24 km (direction west), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the 'transition' style...

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction west), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded by a...

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at 30 km (direction west)

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable...

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and...

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at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting historic monuments...

See Compiegne guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture...

See Morienval abbey guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 47 km (direction south-south-west)

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon...

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life...

See Peronne guide


at 68 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come to Ermenonville,...

See Ermenonville guide

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Map of places to visit near Barisis


Markets in and near Barisis

  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (9km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (23km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (23km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Braine: market Friday (30km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Barisis, France

What to do at Barisis? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Barisis.

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (40km)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (27km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (40km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (41km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (41km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (42km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (30km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (35km)
  • Mont Ganelon (38km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (38km)
  • Foret de Retz (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (17km)
  • Gauchy (28km)
  • Ebouleau (41km)

Geography and distances

Barisis is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Barisis is 107 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Barisis

Canton: Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Barisis

from Laon (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 107 km

from Calais: 185 km

from Nice: 719 km

from Bordeaux: 604 km

from Strasbourg: 340 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Barisis from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amigny-Rouy, Bassoles-Aulers, Bertaucourt-Epourdon, Champs, Condren, Coucy-la-Ville, Folembray, Fresnes, Pierremande, Saint-Gobain, Septvaux, Servais and Verneuil-sous-Coucy.

This page in French: Visiter Barisis