Abbeville tourism and travel guide

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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

Abbeville is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

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.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 17 km and Le Crotoy at 19 km.

Abbeville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church,...

See Saint-Riquier guide
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially the...

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west-north-west)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and...

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a wide natural habitat...

See The Bay of the Somme guide
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Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

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The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction north-east)

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to...

See Valloires abbey guide
Ault

Ault

at 28 km (direction west)

Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk cliffs of the...

See Ault guide
Eu

Eu

at 31 km (direction west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The red-brick castle, built in the 16th century, is the main attraction...

See Eu guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-west)

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the...

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Mers-les-Bains

Mers-les-Bains

at 32 km (direction west)

Attractive seaside town with lots of Belle-Epoque villas...

See Mers-les-Bains guide
Le Treport

Le Treport

at 34 km (direction west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The highlight of a visit to the active port town of Le...

See Le Treport guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 40 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely to...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Abbeville, France

What to do at Abbeville? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Abbeville is in the north of France at 48 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Abbeville is 144 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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