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Visit Essigny-le-Grand: highlights and tourist information

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Essigny-le-Grand 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: Essigny-le-Grand is 122 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 8 km and Noyon at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Essigny-le-Grand, 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 Essigny-le-Grand in Hauts-de-France.

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


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Map of places to visit near Essigny-le-Grand


Markets in and near Essigny-le-Grand

  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (14km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (15km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (17km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (18km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (22km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (27km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (29km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (30km)

More information about Essigny-le-Grand, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Essigny-le-Grand, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (28km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (60km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (30km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (42km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (52km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (39km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (43km)
  • Mont Ganelon (47km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (5km)
  • Vivaise (27km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (28km)
  • Ebouleau (44km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Essigny-le-Grand

Canton: Moÿ-de-l'Aisne

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Essigny-le-Grand

from Laon (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 122 km

from Calais: 165 km

from Nice: 740 km

from Bordeaux: 621 km

from Strasbourg: 351 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Essigny-le-Grand from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Benay, Castres, Cerizy, Clastres, Contescourt, Dallon, Fontaine-les-Clercs, Gauchy, Gibercourt, Grugies, Hinacourt, Itancourt, Ly-Fontaine, Mesnil-Saint-Laurent, Montescourt-Lizerolles, Neuville-Saint-Amand, Seraucourt-le-Grand and Urvillers.

This page in French: Visiter Essigny-le-Grand

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