Bougainville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bougainville: highlights and tourist information

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Bougainville is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Bougainville is 115 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens at 19 km and Amiens Cathedral at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bougainville, 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 Bougainville 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 Bougainville

Markets in and near Bougainville

  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (11km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (19km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (20km)
  • Aumale: market Saturday (23km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (30km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (31km)
  • Formerie: market Wednesday (33km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (34km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (34km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (38km)

More information about Bougainville, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Bougainville, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (19km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Forges-les-Eaux (45km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (46km)
  • Eu (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Digeon (18km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (19km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (26km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (37km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Montagne de Montenoy (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (24km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (39km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (44km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (51km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (51km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (55km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mureaumont (32km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bougainville

Canton: Molliens-Dreuil

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80540

Distance to Bougainville

from Amiens (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 115 km

from Calais: 121 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 593 km

from Strasbourg: 438 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Briquemesnil-Floxicourt, Bussy-les-Poix, Camps-en-Amienois, Fluy, Fourdrinoy, Fresnoy-Au-Val, Fricamps, Molliens-Dreuil, Montagne-Fayel, Oissy, Quevauvillers, Revelles, Riencourt, Saint-Aubin-Montenoy, Saisseval and Seux.

This page in French: Visiter Bougainville