Essigny-le-Petit tourism and travel guide

Photo of Essigny-le-Petit in Aisne

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

Visit Essigny-le-Petit: highlights and tourist information

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Essigny-le-Petit 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 Essigny-le-Petit in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 8 km and Peronne at 31 km.

Essigny-le-Petit, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 31 km (direction west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


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

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

See Maroilles guide


at 42 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laon guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 43 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 44 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

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at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

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at 54 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Bavay guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 59 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


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 Essigny-le-Petit

  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (7km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (11km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (12km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (19km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (26km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

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Tourist attractions near Essigny-le-Petit, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (42km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (23km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (39km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (6km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (11km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (23km)
  • Vivaise (34km)
  • Ebouleau (44km)

Geography and distances

Essigny-le-Petit is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Essigny-le-Petit is 137 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Essigny-le-Petit

Canton: Saint-Quentin-Nord

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Essigny-le-Petit

from Laon (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 137 km

from Calais: 158 km

from Nice: 750 km

from Bordeaux: 636 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croix-Fonsommes, Fonsommes, Fontaine-Notre-Dame, Fontaine-Uterte, Fresnoy-le-Grand, Homblieres, Lesdins, Levergies, Marcy, Morcourt, Omissy, Remaucourt, Rouvroy and Sequehart.

This page in French: Visiter Essigny-le-Petit