Fonches-Fonchette tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 20 km from Fonches-Fonchette

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Fonches-Fonchette 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 Fonches-Fonchette in Hauts-de-France.

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

Fonches-Fonchette, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 20 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peronne guide


at 25 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the 'transition' style...

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Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 27 km (direction south-south-east), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded by a...

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at 35 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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at 40 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

See Compiegne guide


at 48 km (direction south-south-east), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely castles in northern France and...

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at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking a pleasant...

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Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 68 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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Markets in and near Fonches-Fonchette

  • Roye: market Friday (9km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (19km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (19km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (22km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (26km)
  • Ressons-sur-Matz: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (28km)

More information about Fonches-Fonchette, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Fonches-Fonchette, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (39km)
  • Parc du château de Compiègne (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (32km)
  • Mont Ganelon (35km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (37km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (42km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (52km)
  • Forêt de Hez-Froidmont (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (31km)
  • Gauchy (33km)
  • Remerangles (53km)

Geography and distances

Fonches-Fonchette is in the north of France at 31 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Fonches-Fonchette is 107 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fonches-Fonchette

Canton: Roye

Arrondissement: Montdidier

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80700

Distance to Fonches-Fonchette

from Amiens (prefecture): 31 km

from Paris: 107 km

from Calais: 147 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 605 km

from Strasbourg: 382 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 Fonches-Fonchette from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 28 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Biarre, Billancourt, Chaulnes, Chilly, Cremery, Curchy, Damery, Etalon, Fouquescourt, Fransart, Fresnoy-les-Roye, Goyencourt, Gruny, Hallu, Hattencourt, Herly, Hyencourt-le-Grand, La Chavatte, Liancourt-Fosse, Lihons, Marche-Allouarde, Maucourt, Omiecourt, Parvillers-le-Quesnoy, Pertain, Punchy, Puzeaux and Rethonvillers.

This page in French: Visiter Fonches-Fonchette