Airaines tourism and travel guide

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Visit Airaines: highlights and tourist information

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Airaines is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 35 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Airaines is 126 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbeville at 18 km and Saint-Riquier at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Airaines, 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 Airaines 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 Airaines

Markets in and near Airaines

  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (15km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (21km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (23km)
  • Aumale: market Saturday (25km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (26km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (34km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (36km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (36km)
  • Formerie: market Wednesday (38km)

More information about Airaines, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Airaines, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (27km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (34km)
  • Eu (39km)
  • Forges-les-Eaux (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (17km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (22km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (29km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (34km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (40km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (44km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Montagne de Montenoy (14km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (33km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (39km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (39km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (28km)
  • Mureaumont (39km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (42km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Airaines

Canton: Molliens-Dreuil

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 80270

Distance to Airaines

from Amiens (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 126 km

from Calais: 110 km

from Nice: 805 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 448 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allery, Avelesges, Bettencourt-Riviere, Conde-Folie, Etrejust, Hallencourt, Heucourt-Croquoison, Laleu, Metigny, Montagne-Fayel, Quesnoy-sur-Airaines, Sorel-en-Vimeu, Tailly and Warlus.

This page in French: Visiter Airaines