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Contoire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contoire in Somme

Photo is of Amiens Cathedral at 27 km from Contoire

Visit Contoire: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 27 km and Amiens at 27 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Contoire, 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 Contoire in Hauts-de-France.

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

Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 27 km (direction north-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 34 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
 
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Peronne

Peronne

at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Peronne guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

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

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums,...

See Compiegne guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and...

See Beauvais guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 51 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles...

See Pierrefonds guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

Parc Saint Paul is one of the most popular theme...

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Morienval abbey

Morienval abbey

Abbey at 54 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Morienval abbey guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 64 km (direction north-west)

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church,...

See Saint-Riquier guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 68 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide

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Map of places to visit near Contoire

 
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Markets in and near Contoire

  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (8km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Roye: market Friday (17km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (21km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Saint-Just-en-Chaussee: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (27km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (32km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (35km)

More information about Contoire, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Contoire, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Saint Pierre (Beauvais) (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (27km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (20km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (33km)
  • Mont Ganelon (35km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (40km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (42km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (42km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (43km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (47km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Remerangles (36km)
  • Beauvais (47km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (48km)
 
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Geography and distances

Contoire is in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Contoire is 97 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Contoire

Canton: Moreuil

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80500

Distance to Contoire

from Amiens (prefecture): 21 km

from Paris: 97 km

from Calais: 146 km

from Nice: 759 km

from Bordeaux: 592 km

from Strasbourg: 398 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 Contoire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubvillers, Becquigny, Bouillancourt-la-Bataille, Boussicourt, Braches, Davenescourt, Fignieres, Fresnoy-en-Chaussee, Gratibus, Hangest-en-Santerre, Hargicourt, Le Quesnel, Malpart, Marestmontiers, Moreuil and Pierrepont-sur-Avre.

This page in French: Visiter Contoire

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