Cantigny tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cantigny: highlights and tourist information

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Cantigny is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Cantigny is 90 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 29 km and Amiens at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cantigny, 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 Cantigny 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 Cantigny

Markets in and near Cantigny

  • Montdidier: market Thursday (6km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Roye: market Friday (22km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (27km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (30km)
  • Bresles: market Thursday (33km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Cantigny, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Cantigny, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Pierrefonds Chateau (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (39km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (42km)
  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (49km)
  • Eglise de Saint Sulpice (Bethancourt-en-Valois) (50km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (30km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (36km)
  • Jardin du donjon de Vez (58km)
  • Jardin du château de la Muette (60km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (23km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (26km)
  • Mont Ganelon (34km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (34km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (39km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (39km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (40km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (41km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (41km)
  • Foret d'Halette (46km)
  • Foret de Retz (62km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (28km)
  • Beauvais (39km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (56km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantigny

Canton: Montdidier

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 80500

Distance to Cantigny

from Amiens (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 90 km

from Calais: 150 km

from Nice: 756 km

from Bordeaux: 584 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubvillers, Ayencourt, Bouillancourt-la-Bataille, Boussicourt, Broyes, Coullemelle, Courtemanche, Fontaine-sous-Montdidier, Gratibus, Grivesnes, Hargicourt, Le Cardonnois, Malpart, Marestmontiers, Mesnil-Saint-Georges, Montdidier, Pierrepont-sur-Avre, Plainville, Rocquencourt, Serevillers and Villers-Tournelle.

This page in French: Visiter Cantigny