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Visit Iron: highlights and tourist information

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Iron is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Iron is 155 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 21 km and Forest of Mormal at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Iron, 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 Iron 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 Iron


Markets in and near Iron

  • Guise: market Saturday (7km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (15km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (17km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (18km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (22km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (25km)
  • Marle: market Friday (25km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (27km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Iron, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Iron, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (29km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (11km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (21km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (29km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (32km)
  • Ebouleau (35km)
  • Vivaise (38km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (41km)
  • Mastaing (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Iron

Canton: Guise

Arrondissement: Vervins

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Iron

from Laon (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 155 km

from Calais: 169 km

from Nice: 747 km

from Bordeaux: 652 km

from Strasbourg: 334 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dorengt, Etreux, Grand-Verly, Hannapes, La Neuville-les-Dorengt, Lavaqueresse, LesquielLes Saint-Germain, Malzy, Monceau-sur-Oise, Tupigny, Venerolles, Villers-les-Guise and Wassigny.

This page in French: Visiter Iron

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