Balatre tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Noyon at 17 km from Balatre

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Balatre 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 Balatre in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyon at 17 km and Ourscamp abbey at 19 km.

Balatre, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Noyon

Noyon

at 17 km (direction south-east), 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 19 km (direction south-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peronne guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 33 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
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Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern...

See Pierrefonds guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

See Morienval abbey guide
Soissons

Soissons

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

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking...

See Soissons guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 56 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide

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Markets in and near Balatre

  • Roye: market Friday (5km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (16km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (18km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (22km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (25km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (25km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Balatre, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (50km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (53km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (33km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Ganelon (28km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (28km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (44km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (32km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (36km)
  • Remerangles (51km)
 
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Geography and distances

Balatre is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Balatre is 102 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Balatre

Canton: Roye

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80700

Distance to Balatre

from Amiens (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 102 km

from Calais: 155 km

from Nice: 747 km

from Bordeaux: 601 km

from Strasbourg: 377 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 Balatre from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaulieu-les-Fontaines, Biarre, Billancourt, Carrepuis, Champien, Cremery, Cressy-Omencourt, Ercheu, Etalon, Gruny, Herly, Languevoisin-Quiquery, Liancourt-Fosse, Marche-Allouarde, Margny-Aux-Cerises, Nesle, Ognolles, Rethonvillers, Roiglise, Roye, Solente and Verpillieres.

This page in French: Visiter Balatre

 
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