Benay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Benay: highlights and tourist information

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Benay is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 32 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Benay is 122 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 10 km and Noyon at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Benay, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Benay in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aisne

Map of places to visit near Benay

Markets in and near Benay

  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (16km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (16km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (17km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (22km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (28km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (28km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Benay, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Benay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Benay.

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (51km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (26km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (29km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (52km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (36km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (42km)
  • Mont Ganelon (47km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (8km)
  • Vivaise (24km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (31km)
  • Ebouleau (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Benay

Canton: Moÿ-de-l'Aisne

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Benay

from Laon (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 122 km

from Calais: 168 km

from Nice: 738 km

from Bordeaux: 620 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alaincourt, Berthenicourt, Brissay-Choigny, Brissy-Hamegicourt, Castres, Cerizy, Clastres, Contescourt, Essigny-le-Grand, Fontaine-les-Clercs, Gibercourt, Hinacourt, Itancourt, Jussy, Ly-Fontaine, Montescourt-Lizerolles, Remigny, Urvillers and Vendeuil.

This page in French: Visiter Benay