Maissemy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Maissemy in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 9 km from Maissemy

Visit Maissemy: highlights and tourist information

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Maissemy 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 Maissemy in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 9 km and Peronne at 18 km.

Maissemy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 18 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 30 km (direction west), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 37 km (direction south-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 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide


at 49 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laon guide


at 49 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 52 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 52 km (direction east-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 52 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of...

See Arras guide


at 63 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Bavay guide

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Markets in and near Maissemy

  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (10km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (18km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (18km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (22km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (23km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (31km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (31km)

More information about Maissemy, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Maissemy, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (21km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (36km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (10km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (14km)
  • Vivaise (41km)

Geography and distances

Maissemy is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Maissemy is 130 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Maissemy

Canton: Vermand

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Maissemy

from Laon (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 130 km

from Calais: 150 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 629 km

from Strasbourg: 362 km

Getting here

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

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attilly, Bellenglise, Bernes, Caulaincourt, Fayet, Francilly-Selency, Gricourt, Hervilly, Hesbecourt, Holnon, Jeancourt, Le Verguier, Poeuilly, Pontru, Pontruet, Roisel, Vendelles and Vermand.

This page in French: Visiter Maissemy