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Champien tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Noyon at 16 km from Champien

Visit Champien: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Noyon

Noyon

at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 18 km (direction south-south-east), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 27 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Peronne guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 31 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide
 
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Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 39 km (direction south-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 44 km (direction south), in the Oise department

The Abbey of Notre-Dame at Morienval is an impressive...

See Morienval abbey guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts...

See Amiens guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral...

See Soissons guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Somme

Map of places to visit near Champien

 
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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)

Hotels near Champien

More information about Champien, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Champien, France

What to do at Champien? 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

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)
 
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Geography and distances

Champien is in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Champien is 100 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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