Craonne tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Laon at 18 km from Craonne

Visit Craonne: highlights and tourist information

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Craonne 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 Craonne in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 18 km and Reims at 27 km.

Craonne, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Laon guide


Heritage Site at 27 km (direction south-east), in the Marne department

In the attractive and lively centre of Reims you can see three...

See Reims guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Soissons guide


Most Beautiful Village at 43 km (direction north-east)

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque...

See Parfondeval guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Marne department

The grand wine houses andvineyards around the town leave you in doubt...

See Epernay guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 56 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 58 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide

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Map of places to visit near Craonne


Markets in and near Craonne

  • Guignicourt: market Friday (13km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (16km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (17km)
  • Braine: market Friday (21km)
  • Reims: market Every day (27km)
  • Marle: market Friday (33km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (34km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (39km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (42km)

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Tourist attractions near Craonne, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Tau Palace (27km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (27km)
  • Chateau Coucy (35km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (27km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (33km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (26km)
  • Ebouleau (27km)
  • Chamery (32km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (36km)
  • Baconnes (51km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (53km)
  • Gauchy (57km)

Geography and distances

Craonne is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Craonne is 123 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Craonne

Canton: Craonne

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Craonne

from Laon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 123 km

from Calais: 217 km

from Nice: 691 km

from Bordeaux: 609 km

from Strasbourg: 304 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aizelles, Arrancy, Beaurieux, Berrieux, Bievres, Bouconville-Vauclair, Chaudardes, Chermizy-Ailles, Corbeny, Craonnelle, Cuiry-les-Chaudardes, Jumigny, La Ville-Aux-Bois-les-Pontavert, Oulches-la-Vallee-Foulon, Paissy, Pontavert, Sainte-Croix and Vassogne.

This page in French: Visiter Craonne