Behen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Behen: highlights and tourist information

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Behen is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Behen is 140 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbeville at 8 km and Saint-Riquier at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Behen, 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 Behen 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 Behen

Markets in and near Behen

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (17km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (17km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Eu: market Friday (24km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (24km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (26km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (26km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (27km)

More information about Behen, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Behen, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (8km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (43km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (61km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (17km)
  • Eu (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (11km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (30km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (31km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (33km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (35km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (43km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (48km)
  • Jardin de Bellevue (58km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (60km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (20km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (22km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (22km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (26km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (29km)
  • Baie d'Authie (39km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (17km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (43km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Behen

Canton: Moyenneville

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80870

Distance to Behen

from Amiens (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 140 km

from Calais: 99 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 606 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbeville, Acheux-en-Vimeu, Cambron, Ercourt, Grebault-Mesnil, Huchenneville, Huppy, Limeux, Mareuil-Caubert, Miannay, Moyenneville, Quesnoy-le-Montant, Toeufles, Tours-en-Vimeu, Vismes and Yonval.

This page in French: Visiter Behen