Saint-Simon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Simon: highlights and tourist information

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Saint-Simon is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Saint-Simon is 115 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Aisne

Map of places to visit near Saint-Simon

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)

More information about Saint-Simon, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Simon, France

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

  • Chateau Coucy (27km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (46km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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