Marchais tourism and travel guide

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Visit Marchais: highlights and tourist information

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Marchais is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Marchais is 134 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 15 km and Parfondeval at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Marchais, 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 Marchais 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 Marchais

Markets in and near Marchais

  • Laon: market Thursday (12km)
  • Marle: market Friday (18km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (20km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (28km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (32km)
  • Braine: market Friday (34km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (37km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (37km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)

More information about Marchais, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Marchais, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (37km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (40km)
  • Tau Palace (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (40km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (17km)
  • Jardins du château (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (11km)
  • Vivaise (19km)
  • Gauchy (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Marchais

Canton: Sissonne

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Marchais

from Laon (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 134 km

from Calais: 206 km

from Nice: 705 km

from Bordeaux: 623 km

from Strasbourg: 307 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Chivres-en-Laonnois, Coucy-les-Eppes, Gizy, Liesse-Notre-Dame, Mauregny-en-Haye, Missy-les-Pierrepont, Montaigu, Samoussy and Sissonne.

This page in French: Visiter Marchais