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Saponay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saponay: highlights and tourist information

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Saponay is situated in the Aisne department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Saponay is 92 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 22 km and La Ferte-Milon at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saponay, 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 Saponay 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 Saponay

Markets in and near Saponay

  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Braine: market Friday (15km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (18km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (19km)
  • Chateau-Thierry: market Friday (19km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (29km)
  • Charly: market Thursday (30km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (34km)
  • Montmirail: market Monday (38km)

More information about Saponay, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Saponay, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (36km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (39km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (40km)
  • Tau Palace (40km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (37km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (18km)
  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (40km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (44km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (32km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (33km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (35km)
  • Jardins de Viels-Maisons (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (16km)
  • Foret de Retz (29km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (48km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Chamery (35km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (42km)
  • Oger (48km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saponay

Canton: Fère-en-Tardenois

Arrondissement: Château-Thierry

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Saponay

from Laon (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 92 km

from Calais: 225 km

from Nice: 678 km

from Bordeaux: 576 km

from Strasbourg: 320 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Saponay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arcy-Sainte-Restitue, Beugneux, Bruyeres-sur-Fere, Coincy, Cramaille, Fere-en-Tardenois, Launoy, Loupeigne, Mareuil-en-Dole, Nanteuil-Notre-Dame, Seringes-et-Nesles, Villeneuve-sur-Fere and Villers-sur-Fere.

This page in French: Visiter Saponay

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