Cahon tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cahon: highlights and tourist information

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Cahon is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Cahon is 148 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbeville at 8 km and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 10 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cahon, 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 Cahon 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 Cahon

Markets in and near Cahon

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (10km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (13km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (17km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (22km)
  • Eu: market Friday (23km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (30km)

More information about Cahon, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Cahon, France

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


  • Mareis (45km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (8km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (10km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (17km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (30km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (31km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (38km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (47km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (48km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (15km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (15km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (17km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (19km)
  • Baie d'Authie (32km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (36km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (37km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (36km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (12km)
  • Saint-Josse (39km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (41km)
  • Le Touquet (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cahon

Canton: Moyenneville

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80132

Distance to Cahon

from Amiens (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 148 km

from Calais: 93 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 612 km

from Strasbourg: 469 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boismont, Cambron, Chepy, Franleu, Grand-Laviers, Miannay, Mons-Boubert, Moyenneville, Port-le-Grand, Quesnoy-le-Montant, Saigneville, Toeufles and Yonval.

This page in French: Visiter Cahon