Amiens Cathedral tourism and travel guide

Photo of Amiens Cathedral in Somme

Visit Amiens Cathedral: highlights and tourist information

Amiens Cathedral is situated in the Somme (Picardy region) in the north of France at 9 km from Amiens, the department capital. (General information: Amiens Cathedral is 115 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Riquier at 36 km and Abbeville at 40 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Amiens Cathedral, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Amiens Cathedral. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Somme

Markets in and near Amiens Cathedral

Local markets

  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (1km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (16km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (20km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (26km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (28km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (29km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (34km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (41km)

More information about Amiens Cathedral & region

Tourist attractions to visit near Amiens Cathedral, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Amiens Cathedral and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (1km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Digeon (36km) [Map]
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (36km) [Map]
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (43km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (7km) [Map]
  • Montagne de Montenoy (23km) [Map]
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (41km) [Map]
  • Forêt de Crécy (51km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (44km) [Map]
  • Mureaumont (47km) [Map]
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (48km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Amiens Cathedral

Canton: na

Arrondissement: na

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

Postcode: na

Distance to Amiens Cathedral

from Amiens (prefecture): 9 km

from Paris: 115 km

from Calais: 122 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 602 km

from Strasbourg: 422 km

Getting here

Amiens Cathedral is in the north of France. Most visitors take a a cross-channel ferry to a nearby port such as Dieppe or Boulogne or the channel tunnel to Calais. For driving distances to Amiens Cathedral from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Amiens Cathedral): Allonville, Amiens, Argoeuves, Cagny, Camon, Dreuil-les-Amiens, Dury, Longueau, Pont-de-Metz, Poulainville, Rivery, Saint-Sauveur, Saleux, Salouel, Saveuse and Vers-sur-Selles.

This page in French: Visitez Amiens Cathedral