Champien tourism and travel guide

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Visit Champien: highlights and tourist information

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Champien is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Champien is 100 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Noyon at 16 km and Ourscamp abbey at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Champien, 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 Champien 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 Champien

Markets in and near Champien

  • Roye: market Friday (5km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (17km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (17km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (22km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (24km)
  • Longueil-Annel: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (27km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (27km)

More information about Champien, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Champien, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (38km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (40km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint Martin (Gilocourt) (44km)
  • Eglise abbatiale de Notre Dame (Morienval) (44km)
  • Abbaye Saint-Jean-Baptiste du Moncel (Pontpoint) (47km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (51km)
  • Eglise de Berzy-le-Sec (Berzy-le-sec) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (31km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Mont Ganelon (26km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (27km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (44km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (32km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (37km)
  • Remerangles (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Champien

Canton: Roye

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80700

Distance to Champien

from Amiens (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 100 km

from Calais: 157 km

from Nice: 746 km

from Bordeaux: 599 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amy, Avricourt, Balatre, Beaulieu-les-Fontaines, Biarre, Billancourt, Carrepuis, Cremery, Cressy-Omencourt, Ecuvilly, Ercheu, Evricourt, Gruny, Languevoisin-Quiquery, Marche-Allouarde, Margny-Aux-Cerises, Ognolles, Rethonvillers, Roiglise, Roye, Solente and Verpillieres.

This page in French: Visiter Champien