Boves tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Amiens Cathedral at 8 km from Boves

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Boves 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 Boves in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 8 km and Amiens at 9 km.

Boves, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide


at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Amiens guide


at 40 km (direction east)

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

See Peronne guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide


at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Abbeville guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 50 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 51 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated) cathedral with...

See Beauvais guide


Most Beautiful Village at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during the last...

See Gerberoy guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 52 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide


at 55 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 56 km (direction north-east), 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
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular theme parks in the north...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide

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Markets in and near Boves

  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (9km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (11km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (25km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (26km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (29km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (30km)
  • Roye: market Friday (33km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Boves, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Boves, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Amiens Cathedral (8km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (9km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (19km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (9km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (41km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (1km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (29km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (38km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (50km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (51km)
  • Mont Ganelon (54km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (59km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (45km)
  • Mureaumont (50km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (57km)

Geography and distances

Boves is in the north of France at 4 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Boves is 110 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boves

Canton: Boves

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80440

Distance to Boves

from Amiens (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 110 km

from Calais: 128 km

from Nice: 777 km

from Bordeaux: 600 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 Boves from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berteaucourt-les-Thennes, Blangy-Tronville, Cachy, Cagny, Camon, Cottenchy, Daours, Dommartin, Fouencamps, Gentelles, Glisy, Hailles, Lamotte-Brebiere, Longueau, Rivery, Sains-en-Amienois, Saint-Fuscien, Thennes, Thezy-Glimont and Vecquemont.

This page in French: Visiter Boves