Compiegne is located in the historic region of Picardy in northern France. Car hire in Compiegne is very popular with those wishing to explore the area and hiring a car in Compiegne also gives travellers the option to drive down to nearby Paris for the day or weekend. Compiegne’'s Chateau is filled with wonderful paintings and antique furniture that is sure to be of interest to art lovers and history fans alike. There is also a lovely park situated just behind the Chateau that provides a scenic spot for leisurely walks and picnic lunches. There is much to admire in this former abbey town.