Athies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 9 km from Athies

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Athies 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 Athies in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 9 km and Saint-Quentin at 22 km.

Athies, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Peronne

Peronne

at 9 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Peronne guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 22 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 30 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction south), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded...

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Cambrai

Cambrai

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

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Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 50 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Laon

Laon

at 57 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the...

See Laon guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 64 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 68 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Markets in and near Athies

  • Peronne: market Saturday (9km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (14km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Roye: market Friday (22km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (29km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (29km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (31km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (31km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (32km)

More information about Athies, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Athies, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (44km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (32km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (43km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (44km)
  • Mont Ganelon (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (18km)
  • Gauchy (21km)
  • Vivaise (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Athies is in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Athies is 120 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Athies

Canton: Ham

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80200

Distance to Athies

from Amiens (prefecture): 40 km

from Paris: 120 km

from Calais: 146 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 619 km

from Strasbourg: 374 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 Athies from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouvincourt-en-Vermandois, Brie, Cizancourt, Croix-Moligneaux, Devise, Ennemain, Epenancourt, Estrees-Mons, Eterpigny, Falvy, Licourt, Mesnil-Bruntel, Monchy-Lagache, Morchain, Pargny, Quivieres, Saint-Christ-Briost, Villers-Carbonnel and Y.

This page in French: Visiter Athies

 
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