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Pithon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pithon in Aisne

Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 17 km from Pithon

Visit Pithon: highlights and tourist information

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Pithon is situated in the Aisne department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 17 km and Noyon at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pithon, 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 Pithon in Hauts-de-France.

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

Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 20 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 23 km (direction north-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive...

See Peronne guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
 
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Compiegne

Compiegne

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

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

See Compiegne guide
Laon

Laon

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece,...

See Laon guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral...

See Soissons guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Pierrefonds guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 46 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 64 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and...

See Forest of Mormal guide

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Map of places to visit near Pithon

 
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Markets in and near Pithon

  • Ham: market Saturday (2km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (17km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (20km)
  • Roye: market Friday (23km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (30km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (31km)

More information about Pithon, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Pithon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (42km)
  • Jardins du château (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (29km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (34km)
  • Mont Ganelon (38km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (14km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (27km)
  • Vivaise (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pithon is in the north of France at 43 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Pithon is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pithon

Canton: Saint-Simon

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pithon

from Laon (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 160 km

from Nice: 744 km

from Bordeaux: 613 km

from Strasbourg: 362 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annois, Aubigny-Aux-Kaisnes, Bray-Saint-Christophe, Brouchy, Cugny, Douchy, Douilly, Dury, Eppeville, Flavy-le-Martel, Fluquieres, Golancourt, Ham, Muille-Villette, Ollezy, Saint-Simon, Sancourt, Sommette-Eaucourt, Tugny-et-Pont and Villers-Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Pithon

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