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Aisne Department

100% nature and relaxation

There are 1001 things to surprise you when you come on an adventure in Aisne. Two hours from Calais on the A26 motorway, Aisne is the historical cradle of France. It constantly alternates between picture perfect countryside, lush forests and rich architectural heritage. There are also large, pristine areas that are perfect for unusual and sporty activities, as well as being home to traditional crafts and skills.

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The Aisne department’s 8 essentials

  • Take to the heights of the Medieval city of Laon
  • Sparkle on the Champagne tourist trail
  • Cross the green heart of the region to explore fortified churches
  • Be energised in the magnificent forests of Retz and Saint-Gobain
  • Follow in the footsteps of the rich and famous, admire their castles, abbeys, cathedrals and exceptional homes
  • Golf in l’Ailette, near the Chemin des Dames battlefield and museum
  • Indulge in local specialities, such as Maroilles cheese straight from the cellar
  • Relive the spirit of the 19th century cooperative life at Familistère de Guise
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Explore the Aisne Department

Heritage contemplations and surprising nature

Experiences to live in the Aisne department

 

 

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