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Behencourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Amiens at 14 km from Behencourt

Visit Behencourt: highlights and tourist information

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Behencourt is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens at 14 km and Amiens Cathedral at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Behencourt, 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 Behencourt in Hauts-de-France.

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

Amiens

Amiens

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 34 km (direction north-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 35 km (direction east)

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

See Peronne guide
 
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Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 37 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church,...

See Saint-Riquier guide
Arras

Arras

at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 41 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the Baie de...

See Abbeville guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 48 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 59 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 59 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Douai

Douai

at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 63 km (direction west-north-west)

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to...

See Valloires abbey guide

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Map of places to visit near Behencourt

 
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Markets in and near Behencourt

  • Corbie: market Friday (8km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (14km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (14km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (22km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (25km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (25km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (32km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (35km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (36km)

Hotels near Behencourt

More information about Behencourt, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Behencourt, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (14km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (34km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (37km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (48km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (50km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (14km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (37km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (38km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (45km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Behencourt is in the north of France at 10 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Behencourt is 125 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Behencourt

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80260

Distance to Behencourt

from Amiens (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 125 km

from Calais: 116 km

from Nice: 787 km

from Bordeaux: 615 km

from Strasbourg: 414 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 Behencourt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baizieux, Bavelincourt, Beaucourt-sur-l'Hallue, Bonnay, Contay, Franvillers, Frechencourt, Heilly, Herissart, Lahoussoye, Mirvaux, Molliens-Au-Bois, Montigny-sur-l'Hallue, Pierregot, Pont-Noyelles, Querrieu, Rubempre, Saint-Gratien, Vadencourt and Warloy-Baillon.

This page in French: Visiter Behencourt

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