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Saint-Quentin tourism and travel guide

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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

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

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.

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 36 km and Noyon at 36 km.

Saint-Quentin, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Peronne

Peronne

at 27 km (direction west-north-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 36 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 36 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Laon

Laon

at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Laon guide
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Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 47 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 61 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide

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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)

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Quentin is in the north of France at 39 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Quentin is 129 kilometres from Paris).

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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