Ault tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ault: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk cliffs of the Opal coast.

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Ault. For detailed visitor information see the Ault travel guide.

Ault is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 73 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Ault is 153 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Eu at 6 km and Le Treport at 7 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ault, 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 Ault 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 Ault

Markets in and near Ault

  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (6km)
  • Eu: market Friday (6km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Criel-sur-Mer: market Thursday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (16km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (23km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (24km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (28km)

More information about Ault, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Ault, France

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

Aquarium

  • Estran Cité de la mer (32km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (16km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (23km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (37km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (38km)
  • Bois des Moutiers (39km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (45km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (48km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hable-d'Ault (5km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (17km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (20km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (31km)
  • Baie d'Authie (33km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (48km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Saint-Josse (43km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ault

Canton: Ault

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 80460

Distance to Ault

from Amiens (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 153 km

from Calais: 99 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 605 km

from Strasbourg: 486 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allenay, Bethencourt-sur-Mer, Bourseville, Brutelles, Eu, Friaucourt, Le Treport, Meneslies, Mers-les-Bains, Saint-Quentin-la-Motte-Croix-au-Bailly, Tully, Woignarue and Yzengremer.

This page in French: Visiter Ault