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Saint-Simon tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Quentin at 14 km from Saint-Simon

Visit Saint-Simon: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 14 km and Noyon at 22 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Saint-Simon, 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-Simon in Hauts-de-France.

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

Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 14 km (direction north-east)

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 22 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Peronne

Peronne

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

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

See Peronne guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
 
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Laon

Laon

at 38 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Laon guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 42 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Soissons guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern...

See Pierrefonds guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

See Morienval abbey guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 61 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Maroilles guide

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Simon

 
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Markets in and near Saint-Simon

  • Ham: market Saturday (7km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (13km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (15km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (22km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (25km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Roye: market Friday (28km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (29km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (34km)

Hotels near Saint-Simon

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Simon, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (38km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (38km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (44km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (24km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (36km)
  • Mont Ganelon (40km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (11km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (29km)
  • Vivaise (31km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Simon is in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Simon is 115 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Simon

Canton: Saint-Simon

Arrondissement: Saint-Quentin

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saint-Simon

from Laon (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 115 km

from Calais: 163 km

from Nice: 741 km

from Bordeaux: 614 km

from Strasbourg: 357 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annois, Artemps, Aubigny-Aux-Kaisnes, Bray-Saint-Christophe, Brouchy, Clastres, Contescourt, Cugny, Douchy, Dury, Flavy-le-Martel, Fluquieres, Happencourt, Jussy, Montescourt-Lizerolles, Ollezy, Pithon, Seraucourt-le-Grand, Sommette-Eaucourt, Tugny-et-Pont and Villers-Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Simon

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