Gandelu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gandelu in Aisne

Photo is of La Ferte-Milon at 10 km from Gandelu

Visit Gandelu: highlights and tourist information

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Gandelu 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 Gandelu in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include La Ferte-Milon at 10 km and Meaux at 26 km.

Gandelu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 10 km (direction north-west)

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon...

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and...

See Meaux guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

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

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture...

See Morienval abbey guide


at 32 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and...

See Pierrefonds guide


at 34 km (direction north-north-east)

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking a pleasant...

See Soissons guide


at 36 km (direction west), in the Oise department

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come to Ermenonville,...

See Ermenonville guide


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

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

See Compiegne guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis a very...

See Senlis guide
Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

The Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne is a beautifully restored 18th century chateau with extensive gardens...

See Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne guide

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Map of places to visit near Gandelu


Markets in and near Gandelu

  • Lizy-sur-Ourcq: market Friday (14km)
  • Charly: market Thursday (15km)
  • Chateau-Thierry: market Friday (16km)
  • La Ferte-sous-Jouarre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (19km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Meaux: market Tuesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday all day & Friday (27km)
  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (27km)
  • Coulommiers: market Wednesday & Sunday (32km)

More information about Gandelu, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Gandelu, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (28km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (30km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (31km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (32km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (37km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (45km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (21km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (23km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (27km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (44km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (44km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (50km)
  • Entre Cour et Jardin (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Retz (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (24km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (40km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (41km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (44km)
  • Foret d'Halette (47km)
  • Mont Ganelon (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc des félins (big cats) (46km)

Geography and distances

Gandelu is in the north of France at 61 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Gandelu is 66 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gandelu

Canton: Neuilly-Saint-Front

Arrondissement: Château-Thierry

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gandelu

from Laon (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 66 km

from Calais: 227 km

from Nice: 676 km

from Bordeaux: 553 km

from Strasbourg: 339 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Brumetz, Bussiares, Chezy-en-Orxois, Coulombs-en-Valois, Courchamps, Dammard, Germigny-sous-Coulombs, Hautevesnes, Marigny-en-Orxois, Monnes, Montigny-l'Allier, Priez, Saint-Gengoulph and Veuilly-la-Poterie.

This page in French: Visiter Gandelu