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Essigny-le-Grand tourism and travel guide

Photo of Essigny-le-Grand in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 8 km from Essigny-le-Grand

Visit Essigny-le-Grand: highlights and tourist information

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Essigny-le-Grand is situated in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!

Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 8 km (direction )

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 29 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for...

See Peronne guide
Laon

Laon

at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laon guide
 
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Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 43 km (direction south-west), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of...

See Cambrai guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 44 km (direction south)

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

See Soissons guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely...

See Pierrefonds guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 52 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 53 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

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

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

See Forest of Mormal guide

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Map of places to visit near Essigny-le-Grand

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Essigny-le-Grand is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Essigny-le-Grand is 122 kilometres from Paris).

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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