Fontaine-le-Sec tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fontaine-le-Sec: highlights and tourist information

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Fontaine-le-Sec is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-le-Sec is 127 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbeville at 18 km and Saint-Riquier at 23 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fontaine-le-Sec, 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 Fontaine-le-Sec 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 Fontaine-le-Sec

Markets in and near Fontaine-le-Sec

  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (13km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Aumale: market Saturday (20km)
  • Poix-de-Picardie: market Sunday (22km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (25km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (30km)
  • Eu: market Friday (30km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (32km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (33km)
  • Formerie: market Wednesday (33km)

More information about Fontaine-le-Sec, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Fontaine-le-Sec, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fontaine-le-Sec.

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (36km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (49km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Eu (30km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (30km)
  • Forges-les-Eaux (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (8km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (18km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (30km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (35km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (36km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (44km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (45km)
  • Jardin de Bellevue (52km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (53km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Montagne de Montenoy (17km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (33km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (33km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (39km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (29km)
  • Mureaumont (35km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (49km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-le-Sec

Canton: Oisemont

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80140

Distance to Fontaine-le-Sec

from Amiens (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 127 km

from Calais: 112 km

from Nice: 808 km

from Bordeaux: 595 km

from Strasbourg: 456 km

Getting here

Fontaine-le-Sec 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 Fontaine-le-Sec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 27 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Andainville, Aumatre, Avesnes-Chaussoy, Bermesnil, Cannessieres, Cerisy-Buleux, Citerne, Epaumesnil, Etrejust, Forceville-en-Vimeu, Fresnes-Tilloloy, Fresneville, Fresnoy-Andainville, Frettecuisse, Frucourt, Hallencourt, Heucourt-Croquoison, Lignieres-en-Vimeu, Merelessart, Mouflieres, Oisemont, Saint-Maulvis, Vaux-Marquenneville, Vergies, Villeroy, Wiry-Au-Mont and Woirel.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-le-Sec