Pontru tourism and travel guide

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Visit Pontru: highlights and tourist information

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Pontru is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Pontru is 132 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 8 km and Peronne at 20 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Pontru, 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 Pontru 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 Pontru

Markets in and near Pontru

  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (8km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (15km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (19km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (20km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (21km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (21km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (28km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (29km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)

More information about Pontru, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Pontru, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (33km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (9km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (15km)
  • Vivaise (40km)
  • Mastaing (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Pontru

Canton: Vermand

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Pontru

from Laon (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 132 km

from Calais: 151 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 631 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attilly, Bellenglise, Fayet, Francilly-Selency, Gricourt, Holnon, Jeancourt, Le Verguier, Magny-la-Fosse, Maissemy, Nauroy, Pontruet, Vermand and Villeret.

This page in French: Visiter Pontru