Ly-Fontaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ly-Fontaine in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 13 km from Ly-Fontaine

Visit Ly-Fontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Ly-Fontaine 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 Ly-Fontaine in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 13 km and Noyon at 28 km.

Ly-Fontaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 13 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 28 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
Laon

Laon

at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 33 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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Peronne

Peronne

at 35 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
Soissons

Soissons

at 39 km (direction south)

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

See Soissons guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 48 km (direction south), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 49 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and...

See Pierrefonds guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

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

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque architecture...

See Morienval abbey guide

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Markets in and near Ly-Fontaine

  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (12km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (15km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (17km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (17km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (25km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (28km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (30km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Ly-Fontaine, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (50km)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (38km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (30km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (50km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (35km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (41km)
  • Mont Ganelon (46km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (10km)
  • Vivaise (22km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (33km)
  • Ebouleau (41km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ly-Fontaine is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Ly-Fontaine is 120 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ly-Fontaine

Canton: Moÿ-de-l'Aisne

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Ly-Fontaine

from Laon (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 120 km

from Calais: 170 km

from Nice: 735 km

from Bordeaux: 618 km

from Strasbourg: 347 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Ly-Fontaine from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Achery, Alaincourt, Benay, Berthenicourt, Brissay-Choigny, Brissy-Hamegicourt, Cerizy, Clastres, Essigny-le-Grand, Frieres-Faillouel, Gibercourt, Hinacourt, Jussy, Liez, Mayot, Mennessis, Montescourt-Lizerolles, Remigny, Travecy, Urvillers and Vendeuil.

This page in French: Visiter Ly-Fontaine