Saponay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Saponay in Aisne

Photo is of Soissons at 22 km from Saponay

Visit Saponay: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saponay in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 22 km and La Ferte-Milon at 26 km.

Saponay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Soissons guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 26 km (direction west)

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon...

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Pierrefonds guide


at 40 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Laon guide


at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Marne department

The grand wine houses andvineyards around the town leave you in doubt that Epernay...

See Epernay guide


Heritage Site at 40 km (direction east), in the Marne department

In the attractive and lively centre of Reims you can see three UNESCO listed...

See Reims guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction west), in the Oise department

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

See Morienval abbey guide


at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-et-Marne department

Meaux is visited because of its episcopal city, with a cathedral, chapter house and...

See Meaux guide


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

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

See Compiegne guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

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

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide


at 54 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide

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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

Saponay is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Saponay is 92 kilometres from Paris).

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