Balatre tourism and travel guide

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Visit Balatre: highlights and tourist information

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Balatre is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Balatre is 102 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyon at 17 km and Ourscamp abbey at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Balatre, 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 Balatre 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 Balatre

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)

More information about Balatre, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Balatre, France

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

  • Chateau Coucy (39km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (41km)

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Balatre

Canton: Roye

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

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

Balatre 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 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