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Canchy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Canchy: highlights and tourist information

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Canchy is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 51 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Canchy is 151 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Riquier at 8 km and Abbeville at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Canchy, 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 Canchy 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 Canchy


Markets in and near Canchy

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (18km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (18km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (24km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (33km)

More information about Canchy, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Canchy, France

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


  • Mareis (41km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (8km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (9km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (18km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (19km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (19km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (27km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (34km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (44km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (7km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (22km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (25km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (26km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (28km)
  • Baie d'Authie (31km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (4km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (28km)
  • Saint-Josse (35km)
  • Le Touquet (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Canchy

Canton: Nouvion

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80150

Distance to Canchy

from Amiens (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 151 km

from Calais: 85 km

from Nice: 828 km

from Bordeaux: 622 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agenvillers, Buigny-Saint-Maclou, Caours, Domvast, Drucat, Forest-l'Abbaye, Froyelles, Gapennes, Hautvillers-Ouville, Lamotte-Buleux, Le Titre, Millencourt-en-Ponthieu, Neufmoulin, Neuilly-l'Hopital and Saint-Riquier.

This page in French: Visiter Canchy

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