Gauchy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Gauchy in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 3 km from Gauchy

Visit Gauchy: highlights and tourist information

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Gauchy is situated in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region.

Tourist classifications for Gauchy include "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gauchy in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 3 km and Peronne at 27 km.

Gauchy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 3 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 33 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide


at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laon guide


at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Soissons guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

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

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

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

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide

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Markets in and near Gauchy

  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (3km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (16km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (16km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (17km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (23km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (23km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (27km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Gauchy, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Gauchy, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (34km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (57km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (30km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (44km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (4km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (42km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (47km)
  • Mont Ganelon (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (24km)
  • Vivaise (31km)
  • Ebouleau (47km)

Geography and distances

Gauchy is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Gauchy is 126 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gauchy

Canton: Saint-Quentin-Sud

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Gauchy

from Laon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 126 km

from Calais: 160 km

from Nice: 745 km

from Bordeaux: 625 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castres, Contescourt, Dallon, Essigny-le-Grand, Fayet, Fontaine-les-Clercs, Francilly-Selency, Grugies, Happencourt, Harly, Holnon, Itancourt, Morcourt, Neuville-Saint-Amand, Rouvroy, Saint-Quentin, Savy, Seraucourt-le-Grand and Urvillers.

This page in French: Visiter Gauchy