Vervins tourism and travel guide

Photo of Vervins in Aisne

Photo is of Parfondeval at 21 km from Vervins

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Vervins 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 Vervins in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Parfondeval at 21 km and Maroilles at 35 km.

Vervins, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Most Beautiful Village at 21 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Parfondeval guide


at 35 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex...

See Maroilles guide


at 36 km (direction south-west)

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

See Laon guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and the town...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts that surround...

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 60 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first ever tank...

See Cambrai guide


at 65 km (direction south-west)

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

See Soissons guide

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Map of places to visit near Vervins


Markets in and near Vervins

Market days in Vervins: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Vervins: market Saturday (0km)
  • Marle: market Friday (14km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (21km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Rozoy-sur-Serre: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (23km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (29km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (32km)

More information about Vervins, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Vervins, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (23km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (11km)
  • Jardins du château (16km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (35km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (46km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (18km)
  • Vivaise (34km)

Geography and distances

Vervins is in the north of France at 36 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Vervins is 156 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Vervins

Canton: Vervins

Arrondissement: Vervins

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Vervins

from Laon (prefecture): 36 km

from Paris: 156 km

from Calais: 191 km

from Nice: 728 km

from Bordeaux: 650 km

from Strasbourg: 312 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Braye-en-Thierache, Burelles, Fontaine-les-Vervins, Gercy, Gronard, Harcigny, Hary, Haution, Houry, La Bouteille, Laigny, Prisces, Saint-Gobert, Saint-Pierre-les-Franqueville, Thenailles and Voulpaix.

This page in French: Visiter Vervins