Caours tourism and travel guide

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Visit Caours: highlights and tourist information

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Caours is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Caours is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbeville at 4 km and Saint-Riquier at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Caours, 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 Caours 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 Caours

Markets in and near Caours

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (4km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (20km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (20km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (21km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (22km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (29km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (29km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (33km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (33km)

More information about Caours, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Caours, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (47km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (4km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • 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) (39km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (39km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (19km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (19km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (22km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (23km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (25km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (36km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (39km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (13km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (25km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (28km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (29km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (31km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (33km)
  • Baie d'Authie (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (9km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (31km)
  • Saint-Josse (41km)
  • Le Touquet (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Caours

Canton: Abbeville-Nord

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80132

Distance to Caours

from Amiens (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 91 km

from Nice: 823 km

from Bordeaux: 617 km

from Strasbourg: 458 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abbeville, Agenvillers, Bellancourt, Buigny-l'Abbe, Buigny-Saint-Maclou, Canchy, Drucat, Hautvillers-Ouville, Millencourt-en-Ponthieu, Neufmoulin, Neuilly-l'Hopital, Saint-Riquier and Vauchelles-les-Quesnoy.

This page in French: Visiter Caours