Saint-Gilles tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saint-Gilles in Marne

Photo is of Reims at 26 km from Saint-Gilles

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Saint-Gilles is situated in the Marne department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Gilles in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Reims at 26 km and Soissons at 28 km.

Saint-Gilles, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Heritage Site at 26 km (direction east)

In the attractive and lively centre of Reims you can see three UNESCO listed...

See Reims guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking a pleasant...

See Soissons guide


at 31 km (direction north-north-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Laon guide


at 34 km (direction south-east)

The grand wine houses andvineyards around the town leave you in doubt that Epernay...

See Epernay guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 42 km (direction west), in the Aisne department

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon...

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide


at 62 km (direction east-south-east)

In Chalons-sur-Champagne it is the various churches that are the main highlight of a...

See Chalons-en-Champagne guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Gilles

  • Fismes: market Saturday (3km)
  • Braine: market Friday (12km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (23km)
  • Reims: market Every day (25km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (27km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (32km)
  • Chateau-Thierry: market Friday (33km)
  • Epernay: market Wednesday & Tuesday all day & Thursday all day & Sunday & Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Gilles, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (26km)
  • Tau Palace (26km)
  • Chateau Coucy (37km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (26km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (27km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (24km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (26km)
  • Foret de Retz (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chamery (24km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (30km)
  • Vivaise (39km)
  • Oger (43km)
  • Ebouleau (46km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Gilles is in the north-east of France at 62 kilometres from Chalons-en-Champagne, the department capital (general information: Saint-Gilles is 108 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Gilles

Canton: Fismes

Arrondissement: Reims

Department: Marne

Region: Champagne-Ardenne

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 51170

Distance to Saint-Gilles

from Chalons-en-Champagne (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 108 km

from Calais: 227 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 590 km

from Strasbourg: 307 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saint-Gilles from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcis-le-Ponsart, Baslieux-les-Fismes, Bazoches-sur-Vesles, Chery-Chartreuve, Courlandon, Courville, Crugny, Dravegny, Fismes, Magneux, Mont-Saint-Martin, Mont-sur-Courville, Paars, Perles, Saint-Thibaut, Unchair and Ville-Savoye.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Gilles