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Visit Crecy-en-Ponthieu: highlights and tourist information

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Crecy-en-Ponthieu is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 56 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Crecy-en-Ponthieu is 159 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Valloires abbey at 13 km and The Jardin des Lianes at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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


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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

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

Crecy-en-Ponthieu 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 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

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