Besme tourism and travel guide

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Visit Besme: highlights and tourist information

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Besme is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Besme is 96 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Besme

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)

More information about Besme, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Besme, France

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

  • Chateau Coucy (12km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (25km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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