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Visit Boves: highlights and tourist information

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Boves is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 4 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Boves is 110 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 8 km and Amiens at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Boves, 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 Boves 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 Boves


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

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

Boves 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 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

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