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Contay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contay in Somme

Photo is of Amiens at 17 km from Contay

Visit Contay: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens at 17 km and Amiens Cathedral at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Contay, 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 Contay in Hauts-de-France.

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

Amiens

Amiens

at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 17 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 34 km (direction east)

The town of Péronne is above all known for...

See Peronne guide
 
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Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Arras

Arras

at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 38 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive...

See Saint-Riquier guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 46 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Abbeville guide
Douai

Douai

at 59 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the...

See Douai guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 60 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 62 km (direction west-north-west)

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Contay

 
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Markets in and near Contay

  • Corbie: market Friday (11km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (13km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (17km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (19km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (25km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (29km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (33km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (34km)

Hotels near Contay

More information about Contay, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Contay, France

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

Heritage sites

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (17km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (33km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (34km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (18km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (39km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (61km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (36km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Contay is in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Contay is 128 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Contay

Canton: Villers-Bocage

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80560

Distance to Contay

from Amiens (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 128 km

from Calais: 114 km

from Nice: 789 km

from Bordeaux: 618 km

from Strasbourg: 414 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 Contay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baizieux, Bavelincourt, Beaucourt-sur-l'Hallue, Behencourt, Bresle, Franvillers, Frechencourt, Harponville, Heilly, Herissart, Lahoussoye, Mirvaux, Montigny-sur-l'Hallue, Puchevillers, Saint-Gratien, Toutencourt, Vadencourt, Varennes and Warloy-Baillon.

This page in French: Visiter Contay

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