"The Highest Point in the Area" Laon by hquittner
Laon Travel Guide: 11 reviews and 77 photos
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.
At the other end of town from the Cathedral is the Abbey church of St.-Martin, also built in the 12-13C and... more travel advice
Other than the early Gothic structure, the church interior has only a few elements of interest. There is the elongated... more travel advice
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