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Creuse tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Amiens Cathedral at 12 km from Creuse

Visit Creuse: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 12 km and Amiens at 12 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Creuse, 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 Creuse in Hauts-de-France.

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

Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Amiens guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 36 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 38 km (direction north-west)

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring...

See Abbeville guide
 
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Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 40 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Gerberoy

Gerberoy

Most Beautiful Village at 41 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a...

See Gerberoy guide
Beauvais

Beauvais

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

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

See Beauvais guide
Parc Saint-Paul

Parc Saint-Paul

Theme Park at 48 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Parc Saint-Paul guide
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 57 km (direction north-west)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le...

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Arras

Arras

at 65 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 66 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 67 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Creuse

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Markets in and near Creuse

  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (12km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (15km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (22km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (26km)
  • Aumale: market Saturday (31km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (36km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (37km)
  • Formerie: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (38km)

More information about Creuse, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Creuse, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Amiens Cathedral (12km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Abbaye Saint Germer de Fly (Saint-Germer-de-Fly) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (12km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (25km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (40km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Montagne de Montenoy (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (16km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (34km)
  • Plan d'eau du Canada (44km)
  • Forêt du Parc de Saint-Quentin (44km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (50km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (60km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (63km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mureaumont (36km)
  • Remerangles (45km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (47km)
 
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Geography and distances

Creuse is in the north of France at 19 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Creuse is 110 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Creuse

Canton: Molliens-Dreuil

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80480

Distance to Creuse

from Amiens (prefecture): 19 km

from Paris: 110 km

from Calais: 125 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 593 km

from Strasbourg: 429 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 Creuse from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bacouel-sur-Selle, Bovelles, Briquemesnil-Floxicourt, Clairy-Saulchoix, Ferrieres, Fluy, Fossemanant, Guignemicourt, Namps-Maisnil, Nampty, Pissy, Plachy-Buyon, Pont-de-Metz, Prouzel, Quevauvillers, Revelles, Saleux, Salouel, Seux and Vers-sur-Selles.

This page in French: Visiter Creuse

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