Viel-Arcy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Viel-Arcy in Aisne

Photo is of Laon at 20 km from Viel-Arcy

Visit Viel-Arcy: highlights and tourist information

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Viel-Arcy 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 Viel-Arcy in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Laon at 20 km and Soissons at 22 km.

Viel-Arcy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction )

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

See Laon guide


at 22 km (direction west)

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

See Soissons guide


Heritage Site at 33 km (direction east-south-east), in the Marne department

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

See Reims guide
La Ferte-Milon

La Ferte-Milon

at 43 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See La Ferte-Milon guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Marne department

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

See Epernay guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Oise department

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

See Pierrefonds guide


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

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 52 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


Most Beautiful Village at 56 km (direction north-east)

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

See Parfondeval guide

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Map of places to visit near Viel-Arcy


Markets in and near Viel-Arcy

  • Braine: market Friday (8km)
  • Fismes: market Saturday (9km)
  • Laon: market Thursday (21km)
  • Soissons: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Fere-en-Tardenois: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Guignicourt: market Friday (26km)
  • Reims: market Every day (32km)
  • Dormans: market Saturday (34km)
  • Vic-sur-Aisne: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (39km)

More information about Viel-Arcy, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Viel-Arcy, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (27km)
  • Tau Palace (33km)
  • Towers of Reims Cathedral (33km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Montagne-de-Reims (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (23km)
  • Cathédrale de Reims (Reims) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin botanique de la Presle (35km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (43km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Coteau de Chartèves (35km)
  • Foret de Retz (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Vivaise (27km)
  • Chamery (33km)
  • Ebouleau (37km)
  • Rilly-la-Montagne (39km)

Geography and distances

Viel-Arcy is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Laon, the department capital (general information: Viel-Arcy is 110 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Viel-Arcy

Canton: Braine

Arrondissement: Soissons

Department: Aisne

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 0

Distance to Viel-Arcy

from Laon (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 110 km

from Calais: 215 km

from Nice: 690 km

from Bordeaux: 597 km

from Strasbourg: 314 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Viel-Arcy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blanzy-les-Fismes, Bourg-et-Comin, Brenelle, Chavonne, Courcelles-sur-Vesles, Cuissy-et-Geny, Cys-la-Commune, Dhuizel, Longueval-Barbonval, Merval, Moulins, Moussy-Verneuil, Oeuilly, Ostel, Paars, Paissy, Pargnan, Pont-Arcy, Presles-et-Boves, Revillon, Saint-Mard, Serval, Soupir, Vauxcere, Vauxtin, Vendresse-Beaulne and Villers-en-Prayeres.

This page in French: Visiter Viel-Arcy