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Saint-Quentin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Quentin: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable example of secular gothic style architecture

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Quentin. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Quentin travel guide.

Saint-Quentin is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Quentin is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Saint-Quentin include "town of art and history".

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 36 km and Noyon at 36 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Quentin, 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 Saint-Quentin 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 Saint-Quentin


Markets in and near Saint-Quentin

Market days in Saint-Quentin: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Friday;

  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (0km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (14km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (15km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (19km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (20km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (26km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (32km)

More information about Saint-Quentin, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Quentin, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (36km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (54km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (28km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (43km)
  • 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 (2km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (41km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (49km)
  • Mont Ganelon (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (3km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (23km)
  • Vivaise (31km)
  • Ebouleau (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Quentin

Canton: Saint-Quentin

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Quentin

from Laon (prefecture): 39 km

from Paris: 129 km

from Calais: 160 km

from Nice: 747 km

from Bordeaux: 628 km

from Strasbourg: 353 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Castres, Contescourt, Dallon, Fayet, Fontaine-les-Clercs, Francilly-Selency, Gauchy, Gricourt, Grugies, Harly, Holnon, Homblieres, Itancourt, Mesnil-Saint-Laurent, Morcourt, Neuville-Saint-Amand, Omissy, Rouvroy and Urvillers.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Quentin

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