Bernes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 12 km from Bernes

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Bernes 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 Bernes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 12 km and Saint-Quentin at 15 km.

Bernes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Peronne guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the 'transition' style...

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex...

See Maroilles guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 54 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts that surround...

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the Museum of...

See Laon guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

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

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 66 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins...

See Bavay guide

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Markets in and near Bernes

  • Peronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (18km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (23km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (27km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (28km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (29km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (30km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (32km)

More information about Bernes, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Bernes, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (22km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (10km)
  • Gauchy (15km)
  • Vivaise (46km)
  • Mastaing (46km)

Geography and distances

Bernes is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Bernes is 129 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bernes

Canton: Roisel

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80240

Distance to Bernes

from Amiens (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 129 km

from Calais: 145 km

from Nice: 759 km

from Bordeaux: 628 km

from Strasbourg: 368 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 Bernes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouvincourt-en-Vermandois, Caulaincourt, Hancourt, Hargicourt, Hervilly, Hesbecourt, Jeancourt, Le Verguier, Maissemy, Marquaix, Poeuilly, Roisel, Templeux-le-Guerard, Tertry, Tincourt-Boucly, Trefcon, Vendelles and Vermand.

This page in French: Visiter Bernes