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Vassens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vassens in Aisne

Photo is of Soissons at 15 km from Vassens

Visit Vassens: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Soissons at 15 km and Noyon at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Vassens, 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 Vassens in Hauts-de-France.

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

Soissons

Soissons

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Soissons guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 17 km (direction north-west), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its...

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 17 km (direction west-north-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 18 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely...

See Pierrefonds guide
 
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Compiegne

Compiegne

at 25 km (direction west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums,...

See Compiegne guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 25 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Morienval abbey guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 32 km (direction south)

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide
Laon

Laon

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic...

See Laon guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 43 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Senlis

Senlis

at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets...

See Senlis guide
Ermenonville

Ermenonville

at 50 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors...

See Ermenonville guide
Chateau de Chantilly

Chateau de Chantilly

Castle at 57 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The Chateau de Chantilly is an extensive castle from the 16th-19th...

See Chateau de Chantilly guide
Chantilly

Chantilly

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of...

See Chantilly guide

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Map of places to visit near Vassens

 
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Markets in and near Vassens

  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Cuise-la-Motte: market Sunday (14km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (17km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (20km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (23km)
  • Compiegne: market Wednesday & Saturday (24km)
  • Villers-Cotterets: market Thursday (24km)

Hotels near Vassens

More information about Vassens, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Vassens, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km)

National Monuments

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Oise-Pays de France (53km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (19km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (25km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (28km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (29km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (42km)
  • Abbaye de Chaalis (Fontaine-Chaalis) (49km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame (Senlis) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de la Muette (24km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (25km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (25km)
  • Parc du château de Valgenceuse (50km)
  • Jardins du château (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Laigue (15km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (22km)
  • Mont Ganelon (23km)
  • Foret de Retz (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (44km)
  • Foret d'Halette (48km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (51km)
  • Foret de Ermenonville (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Asterix (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (34km)
  • Gauchy (40km)
 
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Geography and distances

Vassens is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Vassens is 90 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vassens

Canton: Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique

Arrondissement: Laon

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vassens

from Laon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 90 km

from Calais: 189 km

from Nice: 714 km

from Bordeaux: 587 km

from Strasbourg: 349 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Audignicourt, Autreches, Bitry, Blerancourt, Morsain, Nampcel, Nouvron-Vingre, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Pierre-les-Bitry, Selens, Trosly-Loire and Vezaponin.

This page in French: Visiter Vassens

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