Chaulnes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 16 km from Chaulnes

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Chaulnes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 16 km and Noyon at 29 km.

Chaulnes, France: places to visit and attractions

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!

Peronne

Peronne

at 16 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peronne guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 29 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 32 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
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

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

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
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Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

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

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

See Compiegne guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 49 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 61 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Soissons guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 65 km (direction west-north-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

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Markets in and near Chaulnes

  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Roye: market Friday (13km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (16km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (21km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (23km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (24km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (30km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (31km)

More information about Chaulnes, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Chaulnes, France

What to do at Chaulnes? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Chaulnes.

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (37km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (37km)
  • Mont Ganelon (40km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (41km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (28km)
  • Gauchy (33km)
  • Remerangles (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Chaulnes is in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Chaulnes is 112 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chaulnes

Canton: Chaulnes

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80320

Distance to Chaulnes

from Amiens (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 112 km

from Calais: 143 km

from Nice: 760 km

from Bordeaux: 609 km

from Strasbourg: 384 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 Chaulnes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Berny-en-Santerre, Chilly, Curchy, Etalon, Fonches-Fonchette, Fouquescourt, Fransart, Fresnes-Mazancourt, Hallu, Hattencourt, Herleville, Hyencourt-le-Grand, Lihons, Marchelepot, Maucourt, Meharicourt, Misery, Omiecourt, Pertain, Punchy, Puzeaux, Soyecourt and Vermandovillers.

This page in French: Visiter Chaulnes

 
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