Croix-Fonsommes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Croix-Fonsommes in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 12 km from Croix-Fonsommes

Visit Croix-Fonsommes: highlights and tourist information

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Croix-Fonsommes 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 Croix-Fonsommes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 12 km and Cambrai at 29 km.

Croix-Fonsommes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 29 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 34 km (direction west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the...

See Maroilles guide
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Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 40 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Laon

Laon

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Laon guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 50 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman...

See Bavay guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 53 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

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Douai

Douai

at 55 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 57 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide

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Markets in and near Croix-Fonsommes

  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (3km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (8km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (11km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (16km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (29km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Croix-Fonsommes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (21km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (35km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (15km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (25km)
  • Vivaise (36km)
  • Mastaing (43km)
  • Ebouleau (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Croix-Fonsommes is in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Croix-Fonsommes is 141 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Croix-Fonsommes

Canton: Bohain-en-Vermandois

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Croix-Fonsommes

from Laon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 141 km

from Calais: 158 km

from Nice: 751 km

from Bordeaux: 640 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Croix-Fonsommes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brancourt-le-Grand, Essigny-le-Petit, Etaves-et-Bocquiaux, Fieulaine, Fonsommes, Fontaine-Notre-Dame, Fontaine-Uterte, Fresnoy-le-Grand, Lesdins, Montbrehain, Montigny-en-Arrouaise, Ramicourt, Remaucourt, Seboncourt and Sequehart.

This page in French: Visiter Croix-Fonsommes

 
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