La Ferte-Milon tourism and travel guide

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La Ferte-Milon is situated in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near La Ferte-Milon. For detailed visitor information see the La Ferte-Milon travel guide.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Pierrefonds at 22 km and Soissons at 27 km.

La Ferte-Milon, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 20 km (direction west-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 22 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 27 km (direction north-east)

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

See Soissons guide


at 30 km (direction 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


at 32 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 34 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 39 km (direction west), in the Oise department

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

See Senlis guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Oise department

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

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at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 46 km (direction west), in the Oise department

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th centuries, surrounded by...

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at 48 km (direction west), in the Oise department

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best known for...

See Chantilly guide
Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Chateau de Champs-sur-Marne

Castle at 52 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...

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at 55 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laon guide
Chateau de Vincennes

Chateau de Vincennes

Castle at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Val-de-Marne department

The Chateau de Vincennes has an interesting history as an important royal residence for...

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Markets in and near La Ferte-Milon

  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (9km)
  • Crepy-en-Valois: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Lizy-sur-Ourcq: market Friday (19km)
  • Nanteuil-le-Haudouin: market Saturday (23km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (24km)
  • Chateau-Thierry: market Friday (25km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Charly: market Thursday (25km)
  • La Ferte-sous-Jouarre: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (26km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)

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Tourist attractions near La Ferte-Milon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (34km)

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (20km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (21km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (22km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (23km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (32km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (38km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (11km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (13km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (34km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (37km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (38km)
  • Domaine national de Champs-sur-Marne (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Foret de Retz (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (30km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (30km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (34km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (35km)
  • Mont Ganelon (37km)
  • Foret d'Halette (40km)
  • Forêt de Chantilly (45km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Livry-Gargan (52km)
  • Gagny (54km)

Geography and distances

La Ferte-Milon is in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: La Ferte-Milon is 67 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Ferte-Milon

Canton: Neuilly-Saint-Front

Arrondissement: Château-Thierry

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to La Ferte-Milon

from Laon (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 67 km

from Calais: 217 km

from Nice: 686 km

from Bordeaux: 558 km

from Strasbourg: 344 km

Getting here

For driving distances to La Ferte-Milon from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Autheuil-en-Valois, Boursonne, Coyolles, Dammard, Faverolles, Mareuil-sur-Ourcq, Marizy-Sainte-Genevieve, Marolles, Oigny-en-Valois, Passy-en-Valois, Silly-la-Poterie and Troesnes.

This page in French: Visiter La Ferte-Milon