Abbeville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Abbeville: highlights and tourist information

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Abbeville. For detailed visitor information see the Abbeville travel guide.

Abbeville is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Abbeville is 144 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 17 km and Le Crotoy at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Abbeville, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Abbeville in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


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

Map of places to visit near Abbeville

Markets in and near Abbeville

Market days in Abbeville: weekly market: Thursday & Saturday;

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (0km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (17km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (21km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (22km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (25km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Eu: market Friday (31km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (32km)

More information about Abbeville, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Abbeville, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Abbeville.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (1km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (8km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (41km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (40km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (17km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (22km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (26km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (27km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (37km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (40km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (14km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (23km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (25km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (26km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (32km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (34km)
  • Baie d'Authie (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (10km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (34km)
  • Saint-Josse (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Abbeville

Canton: Abbeville

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80100

Distance to Abbeville

from Amiens (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 144 km

from Calais: 93 km

from Nice: 823 km

from Bordeaux: 614 km

from Strasbourg: 460 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Behen, Bellancourt, Buigny-Saint-Maclou, Cambron, Caours, Drucat, Eaucourt-sur-Somme, Epagne-Epagnette, Grand-Laviers, Mareuil-Caubert, Millencourt-en-Ponthieu, Neufmoulin, Vauchelles-les-Quesnoy and Yonval.

This page in French: Visiter Abbeville