Braches tourism and travel guide

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Visit Braches: highlights and tourist information

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Braches is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Braches is 98 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 23 km and Amiens at 24 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Braches, 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 Braches in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Braches

Markets in and near Braches

  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (11km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (20km)
  • Roye: market Friday (21km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (24km)
  • Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (32km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (37km)

More information about Braches, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Braches, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (12km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (23km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (42km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (60km)

National Monuments

  • Pierrefonds Chateau (55km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (24km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (16km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (31km)
  • Mont Ganelon (39km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (39km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (41km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (44km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (45km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (46km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (35km)
  • Beauvais (45km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (51km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Braches

Canton: Moreuil

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80110

Distance to Braches

from Amiens (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 98 km

from Calais: 143 km

from Nice: 762 km

from Bordeaux: 592 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubvillers, Bouillancourt-la-Bataille, Boussicourt, Contoire, Fresnoy-en-Chaussee, Gratibus, Grivesnes, Hargicourt, Mailly-Raineval, Malpart, Marestmontiers, Moreuil, Morisel, Pierrepont-sur-Avre, Sauvillers-Mongival, Thory and Villers-Aux-Erables.

This page in French: Visiter Braches