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Cantigny tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantigny in Somme

Photo is of Amiens Cathedral at 29 km from Cantigny

Visit Cantigny: highlights and tourist information

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Cantigny is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!

Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 29 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 30 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 35 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
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 36 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
 
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Noyon

Noyon

at 37 km (direction east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

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

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

See Beauvais guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 44 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peronne guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 46 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 48 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 49 km (direction east-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 51 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
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 68 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Abbeville guide

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Map of places to visit near Cantigny

 
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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)

Hotels near Cantigny

More information about Cantigny, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Cantigny, France

What to do at Cantigny? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Cantigny is in the north of France at 25 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Cantigny is 90 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantigny

Canton: Montdidier

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

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

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

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