Fontenoy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontenoy: highlights and tourist information

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Fontenoy is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Fontenoy is 87 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 9 km and Pierrefonds at 17 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontenoy, 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 Fontenoy 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 Fontenoy

Markets in and near Fontenoy

  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (10km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (14km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (19km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (23km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (24km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (25km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Braine: market Friday (25km)
  • Compiegne: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)

More information about Fontenoy, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Fontenoy, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (27km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (15km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (12km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (23km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (27km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (27km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (47km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (20km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (22km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (27km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Retz (18km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (19km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (24km)
  • Mont Ganelon (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (43km)
  • Foret d'Halette (48km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontenoy

Canton: Vic-sur-Aisne

Arrondissement: Soissons

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 0

Distance to Fontenoy

from Laon (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 87 km

from Calais: 196 km

from Nice: 706 km

from Bordeaux: 583 km

from Strasbourg: 344 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleny, Autreches, Bagneux, Berny-Riviere, Bieuxy, Cuisy-en-Almont, Mercin-et-Vaux, Morsain, Nouvron-Vingre, Osly-Courtil, Pernant, Pommiers, Ressons-le-Long, Saconin-et-Breuil, Saint-Bandry, Tartiers and Vezaponin.

This page in French: Visiter Fontenoy