"The Highest Point in the Area" Laon by hquittner

Laon Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 77 photos

A French Hilltown

Laon (pop.28K) is an example of a decent sized fortified (as of the 13C) hill town situated on a long butte overlooking the "plaine picarde" to the north. The famous cathedral occupies the highest point in town and is taller still. It can be seen from afar.

  • Last visit to Laon: May 1988
  • Intro Updated Jan 11, 2009
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