Craonne tourism and travel guide

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Visit Craonne: highlights and tourist information

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Craonne is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Craonne is 123 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 18 km and Reims at 27 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Craonne, 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 Craonne 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 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)

More information about Craonne, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Craonne, France

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

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (27km)
  • Tau Palace (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

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