Velennes travel guide
Visit Velennes: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Amiens at 21 km from Velennes
Location: Velennes is situated in the Somme department (Picardy region) in the north of France at 27 km from Amiens, the department capital. (General information: Velennes is 102 km from Paris and 133 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Velennes: these include Amiens at 21 km and Gerberoy at 31 km. Parc du château de Digeon is a listed remarkable garden at 20 km and Amiens Cathedral is a listed heritage site at 21 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Velennes, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Velennes
Note that all distances from Velennes shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Velennes holidays and travel
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Markets near Velennes
- Poix-de-Picardie: market every Sunday (8km)
- Amiens: market every Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (21km)
- Aumale: market every Saturday (25km)
- Moreuil: market every Tuesday (28km)
- Formerie: market every Wednesday (29km)
- Saint-Ouen: market every Sunday (31km)
- Corbie: market every Friday (34km)
- Montdidier: market every Thursday (37km)
- Beauvais: market every Wednesday all day & Saturday all day (37km)
- Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market every Tuesday (37km)
Tourist attractions nearby
Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Velennes and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the Velennes map below.
Heritage Site Amiens Cathedral (21km); Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (21km); Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (21km); Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
Most Beautiful Village Gerberoy (31km)
Recommended Detour Forges-les-Eaux (43km)
Religious Monument Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (37km); Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (42km)
Remarkable Garden Parc du château de Digeon (20km); Le clos Alexandre (21km); Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (36km)
Theme Park Parc Saint Paul (38km)
Town Of Art And History Amiens (26km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Mureaumont (27km); Beauvais (37km); Remerangles (38km)
Map of places to visit near Velennes & Location Information
Distance to Velennes
from Amiens (local prefecture): 27 km
from Paris: 102 km
from Calais: 133 km
from Nice: 780 km
from Bordeaux: 583 km
from Strasbourg: 431 km
* distances are direct not by road!
We have 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Velennes): Belleuse, Bergicourt, Brassy, Contre, Conty, Courcelles-sous-Thoix, Famechon, Fleury, Fremontiers, Loeuilly, Monsures, Moyencourt-les-Poix, Namps-Maisnil, Sentelie and Tilloy-les-Conty.
Somme 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 Velennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Velennes