Albert tourism and travel guide

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Visit Albert: highlights and tourist information

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Albert is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Albert is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 22 km and Amiens at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Albert, 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 Albert in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Albert

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)

More information about Albert, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Albert, France

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

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

Albert 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 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