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Sorel tourism, attractions and travel guide

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Photo of Cambrai at 20 km from Sorel

Visit Sorel: Highlights and Tourist Information

Sorel is situated in the Somme (Picardy region) in the north of France at 48 km from Amiens, the department capital. (General information: Sorel is 140 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 26 km and Arras at 35 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sorel, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

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Cambrai 20km
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Saint-Quentin 26km

Map of places to visit near Sorel and location information

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More information about Sorel & region

Somme (local department)

Picardy (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Sorel

Local markets

  • Peronne: market Saturday (13km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (16km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (27km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (29km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (30km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (31km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sorel, 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 Sorel and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

Heritage sites Beffroi de Cambrai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (21km); Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (35km); Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km); Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (16km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins du château (49km)

Sites of natural beauty Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (27km); Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (41km); Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (43km); Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (46km); Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (52km)

Towns of Art and history Cambrai (20km); Saint-Quentin (26km); Arras (35km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Guyencourt-Saulcourt (4km); Gauchy (27km); Mastaing (36km); Vivaise (58km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sorel

Canton: Roisel

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 80240

Distance to Sorel

from Amiens (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 140 km

from Calais: 133 km

from Nice: 772 km

from Bordeaux: 638 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

Sorel 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 Sorel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sorel): Aizecourt-le-Bas, Epehy, Equancourt, Etricourt-Manancourt, Fins, Gouzeaucourt, Guyencourt-Saulcourt, Heudicourt, Lechelle, Lieramont, Metz-en-Couture, Neuville-Bourjonval, Nurlu, Villers-Faucon and Ytres.

This page in French: Visitez Sorel

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