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Forest-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Abbeville at 11 km from Forest-l'Abbaye

Visit Forest-l'Abbaye: highlights and tourist information

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Forest-l'Abbaye is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

Tourist classifications for Forest-l'Abbaye include "ville fleurie 4*".

Popular places to visit nearby include Abbeville at 11 km and Saint-Riquier at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Forest-l'Abbaye, 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 Forest-l'Abbaye in Hauts-de-France.

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

Abbeville

Abbeville

at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Abbeville guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 12 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction west)

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

See Le Crotoy guide
 
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The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 16 km (direction west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Valloires abbey guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 19 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

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

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Ault

Ault

at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ault guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 29 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Eu

Eu

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Eu guide
Mers-les-Bains

Mers-les-Bains

at 35 km (direction west-south-west)

Attractive seaside town with lots of Belle-Epoque villas...

See Mers-les-Bains guide
Le Treport

Le Treport

at 36 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The highlight of a visit to the active port town of Le...

See Le Treport guide

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Map of places to visit near Forest-l'Abbaye

 
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Markets in and near Forest-l'Abbaye

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (10km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (13km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (24km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (24km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (28km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (29km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (34km)
  • Eu: market Friday (34km)

Hotels near Forest-l'Abbaye

More information about Forest-l'Abbaye, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Forest-l'Abbaye, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (38km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (11km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (14km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (48km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (14km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (16km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (19km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (21km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (28km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (36km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (3km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (18km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (21km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (25km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (25km)
  • Baie d'Authie (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (41km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (30km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (31km)
  • Saint-Josse (31km)
  • Le Touquet (39km)
 
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Geography and distances

Forest-l'Abbaye is in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Forest-l'Abbaye is 155 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Forest-l'Abbaye

Canton: Nouvion

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80150

Distance to Forest-l'Abbaye

from Amiens (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 155 km

from Calais: 83 km

from Nice: 832 km

from Bordeaux: 623 km

from Strasbourg: 465 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 Forest-l'Abbaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Buigny-Saint-Maclou, Canchy, Crecy-en-Ponthieu, Forest-Montiers, Hautvillers-Ouville, Lamotte-Buleux, Le Titre, Millencourt-en-Ponthieu, Neuilly-l'Hopital, Nouvion, Port-le-Grand and Sailly-Flibeaucourt.

This page in French: Visiter Forest-l'Abbaye

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