Fresnes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fresnes: highlights and tourist information

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Fresnes is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Fresnes is 107 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 18 km and Soissons at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fresnes, 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 Fresnes 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 Fresnes

Markets in and near Fresnes

  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (13km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (20km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (20km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Braine: market Friday (26km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (30km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (32km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (32km)

More information about Fresnes, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Fresnes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (5km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (25km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (43km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (46km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (40km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (40km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (42km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (33km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (33km)
  • Foret de Retz (38km)
  • Mont Ganelon (40km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (16km)
  • Gauchy (31km)
  • Ebouleau (39km)
  • Chamery (60km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fresnes

Canton: Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 0

Distance to Fresnes

from Laon (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 107 km

from Calais: 189 km

from Nice: 715 km

from Bordeaux: 603 km

from Strasbourg: 337 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anizy-le-Chateau, Barisis, Bassoles-Aulers, Brancourt-en-Laonnois, Coucy-la-Ville, Coucy-le-Chateau-Auffrique, Folembray, Jumencourt, Landricourt, Premontre, Quincy-Basse, Saint-Gobain, Saint-Nicolas-Aux-Bois, Septvaux, Verneuil-sous-Coucy and Wissignicourt.

This page in French: Visiter Fresnes