Fonsommes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fonsommes: highlights and tourist information

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Fonsommes is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 41 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Fonsommes is 139 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 10 km and Cambrai at 31 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fonsommes, 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 Fonsommes 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 Fonsommes

Markets in and near Fonsommes

  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (5km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (9km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (10km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (16km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (29km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (29km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (31km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Fonsommes, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Fonsommes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fonsommes.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (43km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (21km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (37km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (38km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (13km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (25km)
  • Vivaise (33km)
  • Ebouleau (42km)
  • Mastaing (45km)
  • Arras (62km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fonsommes

Canton: Saint-Quentin-Nord

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 0

Distance to Fonsommes

from Laon (prefecture): 41 km

from Paris: 139 km

from Calais: 160 km

from Nice: 749 km

from Bordeaux: 638 km

from Strasbourg: 348 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Croix-Fonsommes, Essigny-le-Petit, Etaves-et-Bocquiaux, Fieulaine, Fontaine-Notre-Dame, Fontaine-Uterte, Fresnoy-le-Grand, Homblieres, Lesdins, Marcy, Montigny-en-Arrouaise, Morcourt, Neuvillette, Remaucourt, Rouvroy, Seboncourt and Sequehart.

This page in French: Visiter Fonsommes