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Noyon and its heritage

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Discover a town of art and history, rich with 2000 years of history, a circular town, a town of contrasts – to be explored without restraint!

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A circular town of contrasts

An unmissable place to visit in the Oise département, close to Compiègne and Pierrefonds, with a surprisingly rich heritage. They certainly needed a big compass to design Noyon!

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A town of art and history

Noyon, a town of 15,000 inhabitants, is located in the heart of Picardy, 1 hour form Paris, where the valleys of the Rivers Oise and Verse meet. It is a surprising town, pleasant to live in. Noyon invites you to get away from it all and enjoy a change of scene throughout your stay.

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A market town (red fruits market)

If there is one activity that sums up Noyon, it’s certainly markets. Even the Latin name of Noyon was Noviomagus, which means “New Market”.

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The Cathedral

Want to get back to the important things? Push open the door of the 12th-century cathedral: it was the first Gothic religious building in the North of France, and its solemnity, its light, and the purity of its lines will delight you, while in contrast, one of the chapels, in flamboyant Gothic style, or the classic, 18th-century high altar, will surprise you.

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Noyon specialities

Don’t leave Noyon without giving your taste buds something to remember! Try the “Coeurs de Noyon”, delicious sweets filled with red fruits (of course!).

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Noyon and its twin towns

Noyon is one of the few European towns twinned with two others: it is linked with Metzingen (in Germany) and Hexham (in England), towns which are also twinned with each other.

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Noyon and its 3 flower rating

The town of Noyon obtained a 3-flower classification in the competition of floral towns and villages organised by “Villes et Villages Fleuris de France”.

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Noyon. Sources et Vallées. Oise. Picardie.

Tourist Office
Place Bertrand Labarre
60400 Noyon - France

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Phone : +33 (0)3 44 44 21 88
Fax : +33 (0)3 44 93 08 53

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Latitude : 49.58072
Longitude : 3.000114

From the 4th  week of September to 18th of April

From 2 pm to 5 pm on Monday
From 10 am to 12 am and from 2 pm to 5 pm,  from Tuesday to Saturday

From the 20th of April to the 13th June

From 2 pm to 6 pm on Monday
From 10 am to 12 am and from 2 pm to 6 pm,  from Tuesday to Saturday

From the 15th  June to the 3rd  week of September

From 2 pm to 6 pm on Monday
From 10 am to 12.30 am and from 1.30 pm to 6 pm, from Tuesday to Friday
From 10 am to 12.30 am and from 2 pm to 6 pm, on Saturday
From 10.30 am to 12.30 am on Sunday