Map of places to visit in Picardy

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Picardy below the map...

 
 

Abbeville:

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the Baie de Somme region, in particular to see the Collegiale Church of Saint-Vulfran

Abbeville guide

Amiens:

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors, Amiens also has several other sites of interest and museums

Amiens guide

Amiens Cathedral:

Amiens Cathedral guide

Beauvais:

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated) cathedral with its famous astronomical clock and several medieval houses

Beauvais guide

 
 

Chantilly:

The town of Chantilly in the Oise department of Picardy is best known for the Chateau de Chantilly, horses and whipped cream!

Chantilly guide

Compiegne:

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting historic monuments and memorials

Compiegne guide

Ermenonville:

The Mer de Sable theme park is the main reason visitors come to Ermenonville, but find time to also see the Chateau d'Ermenonvile and visit the Park Jean-Jacques Rousseau

Ermenonville guide

Fort-Mahon-Plage:

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the most popular coastal destinations in Picardy

Fort-Mahon-Plage guide

Gerberoy:

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during the last 50 years, have ensured that Gerberoy is listed among the 'most beautiful villages in France'

Gerberoy guide

 
 

La Ferte-Milon:

The curious facade of a 14th century castle dominates your visit to La Ferté-Milon

La Ferte-Milon guide

Laon:

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the Museum of Laon is another unexpected highlight

Laon guide

Le Crotoy:

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and the town is also very pleasant to explore

Le Crotoy guide

Noyon:

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the 'transition' style (between roman and gothic periods) and related monuments

Noyon guide

Parfondeval:

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred around its fortified church

Parfondeval guide

Peronne:

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life in the Somme during the First World War

Peronne guide

Pierrefonds:

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and a picturesque village

Pierrefonds guide

Saint-Quentin:

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable example of secular gothic style architecture

Saint-Quentin guide

Saint-Riquier:

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church, a belfry and other historic monuments

Saint-Riquier guide

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme:

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially the area around the harbour with the old fishermen cottages

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide

Senlis:

The ruined castle, the cathedral and the narrow cobbled streets make Senlis a very pleasant town to visit

Senlis guide

Soissons:

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking a pleasant riverside walk

Soissons guide