Pontavert tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontavert: highlights and tourist information

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Pontavert is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Pontavert is 123 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 22 km and Reims at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontavert, 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 Pontavert 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 Pontavert

Markets in and near Pontavert

  • Guignicourt: market Friday (11km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (14km)
  • Braine: market Friday (22km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (22km)
  • Reims: market Every day (23km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (35km)
  • Marle: market Friday (37km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (39km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (40km)

More information about Pontavert, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Pontavert, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (23km)
  • Tau Palace (23km)
  • Chateau Coucy (38km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (23km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (32km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chamery (28km)
  • Ebouleau (30km)
  • Vivaise (30km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (32km)
  • Baconnes (47km)
  • Mourmelon-le-Grand (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontavert

Canton: Neufchâtel-sur-Aisne

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pontavert

from Laon (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 123 km

from Calais: 221 km

from Nice: 687 km

from Bordeaux: 607 km

from Strasbourg: 301 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurieux, Berry-Au-Bac, Bouffignereux, Chaudardes, Concevreux, Cormicy, Craonne, Craonnelle, Cuiry-les-Chaudardes, Gernicourt, Guyencourt, Juvincourt-et-Damary, La Ville-Aux-Bois-les-Pontavert, Meurival, Muscourt, Oulches-la-Vallee-Foulon and Roucy.

This page in French: Visiter Pontavert