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Besme tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Noyon at 13 km from Besme

Visit Besme: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyon at 13 km and Ourscamp abbey at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Besme, 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 Besme in Hauts-de-France.

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

Noyon

Noyon

at 13 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 15 km (direction west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 21 km (direction south-east)

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

See Soissons guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

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

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

See Pierrefonds guide
 
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Compiegne

Compiegne

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 32 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Laon

Laon

at 33 km (direction east)

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

See Laon guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 36 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 40 km (direction south)

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to...

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 47 km (direction north-north-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Senlis

Senlis

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis...

See Senlis guide
Ermenonville

Ermenonville

at 57 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ermenonville guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries,...

See Chateau de Chantilly guide

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

Map of places to visit near Besme

 
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Markets in and near Besme

  • Chauny: market Friday (10km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (12km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (20km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (21km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (24km)
  • Compiegne: market Wednesday & Saturday (28km)

Hotels near Besme

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Tourist attractions near Besme, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (28km)

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (58km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (25km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (32km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (34km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (35km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (46km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (55km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (28km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (32km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (33km)
  • Jardins du château (51km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Laigue (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (24km)
  • Mont Ganelon (25km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (26km)
  • Foret de Retz (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (36km)
  • Foret d'Halette (52km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (30km)
  • Gauchy (33km)
 
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Geography and distances

Besme is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Besme is 96 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Besme

Canton: Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Besme

from Laon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 96 km

from Calais: 182 km

from Nice: 720 km

from Bordeaux: 594 km

from Strasbourg: 351 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Appilly, Autreville, Baboeuf, Bichancourt, Blerancourt, Bourguignon-sous-Coucy, Bretigny, Camelin, Cuts, Manicamp, Nampcel, Quierzy, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Paul-Aux-Bois, Selens and Trosly-Loire.

This page in French: Visiter Besme

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