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Athies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 9 km from Athies

Visit Athies: highlights and tourist information

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Athies is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 40 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Athies is 120 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 9 km and Saint-Quentin at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Athies, 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 Athies 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 Athies


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)

Geography and distances

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

Athies 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 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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