Things to do in Laon

New to Laon? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Laon

If you're in Laon to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Cathédrale Notre-Dame de Laon

⭐️ 4.7 (2888)

Abbey of St. Martin, Laon

⭐️ 4.4 (67)

musée d'art et d'archéologie de Laon

⭐️ 4.3 (66)

Laon Citadel

⭐️ 4.6 (44)

Soissons Gate

⭐️ 4.3 (3)

The top affordable restaurants in Laon

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Laon city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Buffalo Grill Laon

⭐️ 4 (3022)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant La Boucherie

⭐️ 4 (980)

Price Range: $$

Au Bureau Laon

⭐️ 4.4 (894)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.8 (625)

Price Range: $$

La Landolina

⭐️ 4.5 (540)

Price Range: $

La Salle à Manger

⭐️ 4.1 (508)

Price Range: $$

Espace Sushi LAON

⭐️ 4.3 (478)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant le Péché Mignon

⭐️ 4.5 (468)

Price Range: $$

La Rose Des Sables Laon

⭐️ 4.4 (459)

Price Range: $$

Les Chenizelles

⭐️ 4.3 (429)

Price Range: $$

La petite Ferme Laon

⭐️ 4.6 (373)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Laon

These are curated, high quality experiences in Laon hosted by locals!

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End your night in some of the best bars in Laon

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Laon, curated exclusively for you.

Au Bureau Laon

⭐️ 4.4 (936)

Price Range: $$

The Box Foam

⭐️ 4.6 (374)

Price Range: $$

Le Franco Belge

⭐️ 4.1 (363)

Price Range: $$

Le Gibus

⭐️ 4.3 (264)

Price Range: $$

Coyote Café

⭐️ 4.6 (219)

Price Range: $$

Le Passage au Verre

⭐️ 4.6 (209)

Price Range: $$

Au Lutin Bleu

⭐️ 4.5 (185)

Dark PEARL bar

⭐️ 4.9 (167)


⭐️ 4.6 (145)

Price Range: $$

Le Zinc

⭐️ 4.5 (111)

Price Range: $$

Bar de la Neuville

⭐️ 4.3 (106)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Laon

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Laon you've come to the right place.

Les Hôtes d’Eloise

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Frequently asked questions:

  1. Explore the City's Historic Sites: Visit Laon Cathedral, once the crown jewel of the Gothic style of architecture, located on the edge of the old city and the 12th-century Church of Notre-Dame, one of the oldest in the area. Explore the gateway to ancient fortresses and the city's ancient monuments.
  2. Indulge in Local Cuisine: Sample the local specialty of faisan-frites (partridge and chips), or tuck into a rabbit tart and fricassee of venison. Wash it down with the crisp local beer or shop in the bustling market and prepare a tasty picnic.
  3. Take a Hike through Laon's Surrounding Forest: For the adventurous, explore Laon's gorgeous surrounding countryside on a hike through the forest, past streams and rivers and through rolling hills, with enchanting views of the picturesque local villages.

Laon is a charming French city with a unique heritage and its best time to be visited is from April to June, when the temperature is pleasantly mild and the air is filled with blooming fragrance of flowers. The warm sunshine during this season creates an ideal atmosphere to explore its many historic sites and wonderful landscapes.

Exploring the city of Laon in France is an unforgettable experience that visitors will never forget. There is certainly enough to keep any visitor busy for at least three to four days. Immerse yourself in the history and culture of the city while also exploring the nearby attractions. Plan ample time to savor the delicious local cuisine or simply enjoy a peaceful stroll along the winding streets.

Laon, France offers a range of transportation options for visitors. Traveling around the city is easy by public transportation, with local train and bus lines, or by taxi. For those looking to explore outside of the city, highways and through-roads provide easy paths to throughout the region. There are also plenty of local car rental companies that provide a convenient way to see the sights.

Laon is a great city to bring kids to, with lots of fun activities to explore. Kids will love exploring the Laon Cathedral, a Gothic masterpiece that dates back to the 12th century. For a fun family outing, you could visit the medieval City of Laon, located atop the Butte de Laon, where you can explore the ancient fortifications, cobblestone streets and picturesque churches. Another great way to keep the little ones entertained is at the Laon Aquatic Park, with its swimming pool, slides and other water attractions.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Laon. To start off we'd have to mention Couleur Cafe Laon, Dark PEARL bar, Le Zinc. Check out our page on the best bars in Laon.

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