Courcelette tourism and travel guide

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Courcelette 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 Courcelette in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 20 km and Arras at 25 km.

Courcelette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Peronne guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 25 km (direction east-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 40 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 42 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive belfries in...

See Douai guide


at 45 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide


at 65 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000 years, it is still the...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide

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Markets in and near Courcelette

  • Albert: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (9km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (20km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (24km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (26km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (31km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (36km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (37km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (37km)

More information about Courcelette, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Courcelette, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (36km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (40km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (52km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (25km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (44km)
  • Gauchy (46km)
  • Mastaing (49km)

Geography and distances

Courcelette is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Courcelette is 137 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcelette

Canton: Albert

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80300

Distance to Courcelette

from Amiens (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 137 km

from Calais: 117 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 632 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 Courcelette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Authuille, Bazentin, Beaucourt-sur-l'Ancre, Contalmaison, Flers, Grandcourt, Grevillers, Guillemont, Irles, Le Sars, Ligny-Thilloy, Longueval, Martinpuich, Miraumont, Montauban-de-Picardie, Pozieres, Pys, Thiepval and Warlencourt-Eaucourt.

This page in French: Visiter Courcelette