Champs tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champs: highlights and tourist information

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Champs is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Champs is 101 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 18 km and Noyon at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champs, 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 Champs 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 Champs

Markets in and near Champs

  • Chauny: market Friday (9km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (19km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (25km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (26km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (28km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (28km)
  • Braine: market Friday (30km)

More information about Champs, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Champs, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (5km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (29km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (23km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (36km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (39km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (52km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (60km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (34km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (35km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (36km)
  • Jardins du château (46km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (18km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (24km)
  • Mont Ganelon (32km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (32km)
  • Foret de Retz (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (41km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (62km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (24km)
  • Gauchy (31km)
  • Ebouleau (47km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champs

Canton: Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Champs

from Laon (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 101 km

from Calais: 186 km

from Nice: 718 km

from Bordeaux: 598 km

from Strasbourg: 344 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autreville, Barisis, Bichancourt, Coucy-la-Ville, Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique, Crecy-Au-Mont, Folembray, Guny, Pierremande, Pont-Saint-Mard, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Paul-Aux-Bois, Selens, Trosly-Loire and Verneuil-sous-Coucy.

This page in French: Visiter Champs