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Urcel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Urcel in Aisne

Photo is of Laon at 9 km from Urcel

Visit Urcel: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 9 km and Soissons at 21 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Urcel, 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 Urcel in Hauts-de-France.

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

Laon

Laon

at 9 km (direction north-east)

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

See Laon guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Soissons guide
Noyon

Noyon

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

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

See Noyon guide
Reims

Reims

Heritage Site at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Marne department

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

See Reims guide
 
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Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

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

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 44 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

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

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

See Pierrefonds guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 47 km (direction south-west)

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to...

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Parfondeval

Parfondeval

Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction east-north-east)

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque...

See Parfondeval guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 66 km (direction north-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide

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Map of places to visit near Urcel

 
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Markets in and near Urcel

  • Laon: market Thursday (11km)
  • Braine: market Friday (17km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (22km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (28km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (31km)
  • Marle: market Friday (32km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (33km)

Hotels near Urcel

More information about Urcel, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Urcel, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (18km)
  • Tau Palace (43km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (43km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (25km)
  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (35km)
  • Jardins du château (41km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (45km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (48km)
  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (26km)
  • Foret de Retz (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (44km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (14km)
  • Ebouleau (31km)
  • Gauchy (42km)
  • Chamery (46km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Urcel is in the north of France at 9 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Urcel is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Urcel

Canton: Anizy-le-Château

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Urcel

from Laon (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 202 km

from Nice: 703 km

from Bordeaux: 604 km

from Strasbourg: 322 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourguignon-sous-Montbavin, Braye-en-Laonnois, Chaillevois, Chavignon, Chevregny, Chivy-les-Etouvelles, Clacy-et-Thierret, Colligis-Crandelain, Etouvelles, Filain, Laval-en-Laonnois, Lierval, Lizy, Merlieux-et-Fouquerolles, Monampteuil, Mons-en-Laonnois, Montbavin, Nouvion-le-Vineux, Pargny-Filain, Presles-et-Thierny, Royaucourt-et-Chailvet, Trucy, Vaucelles-et-Beffecourt and Vaudesson.

This page in French: Visiter Urcel

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