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Contoire tourism and travel guide

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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 Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 21 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Contoire is 97 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!


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

Map of places to visit near Contoire


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)

Geography and distances

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

Contoire 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 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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