Guise tourism and travel guide

Photo of Guise in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 25 km from Guise

Visit Guise: highlights and tourist information

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Guise 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 Guise in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 25 km and Maroilles at 28 km.

Guise, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 25 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 28 km (direction north-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 35 km (direction north-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


at 37 km (direction south)

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

See Laon guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 39 km (direction south), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and the town...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins...

See Bavay guide


at 50 km (direction west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide

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Markets in and near Guise

Market days in Guise: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Guise: market Saturday (0km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (12km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (16km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (16km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Marle: market Friday (20km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (32km)

More information about Guise, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Guise, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (34km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (6km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (25km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (28km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (27km)
  • Ebouleau (30km)
  • Vivaise (31km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (41km)

Geography and distances

Guise is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Guise is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Guise

Canton: Guise

Arrondissement: Vervins

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Guise

from Laon (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 172 km

from Nice: 742 km

from Bordeaux: 645 km

from Strasbourg: 333 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audigny, Colonfay, Flavigny-le-Grand-et-Beaurain, Grand-Verly, Lavaqueresse, LesquielLes Saint-Germain, Macquigny, Monceau-sur-Oise, Noyales, Proix, Puisieux-et-Clanlieu, Vadencourt and Villers-les-Guise.

This page in French: Visiter Guise