Planning a short stay at the Campanile Laon hotel-restaurant in the Hauts-de-France region? Begin your discovery of the city by visiting the tourist office, housed within the Hôtel-Dieu building. Both levels of the building, built between 1167 and 1177, are breathtaking. Laon, the capital of the Carolingian kingdom, boasts many treasures, such as the gothic-style Cathédrale de Notre-Dame, eight kilometers of beautifully preserved ramparts and a municipal museum featuring local archaeological findings.
Paul Claudel wrote that “Laon is something special”, and you’ll have the chance to understand this when you stay in the city. During your stay in the Campanile Laon hotel-restaurant, in the department of Aisne, go admire the episcopal palace, the Saint Vincent and Saint-Jean abbeys, the Chapel of the Templars and the city’s other medieval structures, all full of history and art. Take advantage of your week in Laon to visit the cities of Reims and Soissons, which are also rich in historical monuments and remains.
Planning family stay in Laon? In the department of Aisne, you can explore the Saint-Gobain forest on foot or bike, then lose yourself in the Corn Maze at Logis Farm, located 40 kilometers from downtown Laon. If your children miss being in school, you can always visit Chevregny’s Musée Départemental de l'École Publique (public school museum), which is just 15 kilometers from Laon. Take advantage of your stay at the Campanile Laon hotel-restaurant to visit the city’s beautiful medieval buildings, sure to delight all fans of princesses and knights.