Albert tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 22 km from Albert

Visit Albert: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 22 km and Amiens at 28 km.

Albert, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors,...

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic...

See Amiens Cathedral guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

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

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 51 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide


at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the...

See Noyon guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 56 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

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Markets in and near Albert

Market days in Albert: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Albert: market Saturday (0km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (15km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (18km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (22km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (28km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (28km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Roye: market Friday (35km)

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Tourist attractions near Albert, France

What to do at Albert? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Albert.

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (28km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (43km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (53km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (31km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (43km)
  • Gauchy (49km)

Geography and distances

Albert is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Albert is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Albert

Canton: Albert

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80300

Distance to Albert

from Amiens (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 129 km

from Calais: 119 km

from Nice: 783 km

from Bordeaux: 623 km

from Strasbourg: 402 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 Albert from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authuille, Aveluy, Becordel-Becourt, Bouzincourt, Buire-sur-l'Ancre, Contalmaison, Dernancourt, Fricourt, Hedauville, Lavieville, Mametz, Meaulte, Mesnil-Martinsart, Millencourt, Morlancourt, Pozieres, Senlis-le-Sec, Thiepval, Treux and Ville-sur-Ancre.

This page in French: Visiter Albert


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