Braches tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Amiens Cathedral at 23 km from Braches

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Braches 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 Braches in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 23 km and Amiens at 24 km.

Braches, 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 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 38 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peronne guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 38 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
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Noyon

Noyon

at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

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

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

at 45 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Beauvais guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

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

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

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

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...

See Gerberoy guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern...

See Pierrefonds guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive example of Romanesque...

See Morienval abbey guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 60 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 63 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Abbeville guide

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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)

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Tourist attractions near Braches, France

What to do at Braches? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Braches is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Braches is 98 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

 
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