Crecy-en-Ponthieu tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valloires abbey at 13 km from Crecy-en-Ponthieu

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Crecy-en-Ponthieu 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 Crecy-en-Ponthieu in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valloires abbey at 13 km and The Jardin des Lianes at 13 km.

Crecy-en-Ponthieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 13 km (direction north-west)

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to explore...

See Valloires abbey guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 13 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Abbeville guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 19 km (direction west)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and the town...

See Le Crotoy guide


at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially the area around...

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The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 20 km (direction west)

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a wide natural habitat...

See The Bay of the Somme guide


Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west-north-west)

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the most popular...

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely to explore with...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 31 km (direction east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk cliffs of the Opal coast....

See Ault guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts in the...

See Le Touquet guide


at 40 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The red-brick castle, built in the 16th century, is the main attraction for visitors...

See Eu guide

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Map of places to visit near Crecy-en-Ponthieu


Markets in and near Crecy-en-Ponthieu

  • Rue: market Saturday (15km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (17km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (20km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (29km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (32km)

More information about Crecy-en-Ponthieu, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Crecy-en-Ponthieu, France

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


  • Mareis (35km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (14km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (50km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (57km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Valloires (11km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (13km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (18km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (19km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (31km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (34km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (4km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (19km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (22km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (24km)
  • Baie d'Authie (27km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (38km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (28km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (7km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (26km)
  • Saint-Josse (28km)
  • Le Touquet (36km)

Geography and distances

Crecy-en-Ponthieu is in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Crecy-en-Ponthieu is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Crecy-en-Ponthieu

Canton: Crécy-en-Ponthieu

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80150

Distance to Crecy-en-Ponthieu

from Amiens (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 159 km

from Calais: 78 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 630 km

from Strasbourg: 463 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 Crecy-en-Ponthieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Dompierre-sur-Authie, Estrees-les-Crecy, Fontaine-sur-Maye, Forest-l'Abbaye, Froyelles, Ligescourt, Machiel, Machy, Raye-sur-Authie and Vironchaux.

This page in French: Visiter Crecy-en-Ponthieu