Hirson tourism and travel guide

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Visit Hirson: highlights and tourist information

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Hirson is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 52 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Hirson is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Parfondeval at 21 km and Solre-le-Chateau at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Hirson, 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 Hirson 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 Hirson

Markets in and near Hirson

Market days in Hirson: weekly market: Thursday & Monday;

  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (0km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (11km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (16km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (25km)
  • Marle: market Friday (30km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (33km)

More information about Hirson, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Hirson, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (11km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (26km)
  • Jardins du château (30km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (33km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (31km)
  • Launois-sur-Vence (44km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (31km)
  • Vivaise (50km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Hirson

Canton: Hirson

Arrondissement: Vervins

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Hirson

from Laon (prefecture): 52 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 195 km

from Nice: 732 km

from Bordeaux: 665 km

from Strasbourg: 305 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bucilly, Buire, Eparcy, La Herie, Mondrepuis, Neuve-Maison, Ohis, Origny-en-Thierache and Saint-Michel.

This page in French: Visiter Hirson