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Forest-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

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Visit Forest-l'Abbaye: highlights and tourist information

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Forest-l'Abbaye is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 55 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Forest-l'Abbaye is 155 kilometres from Paris).

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 places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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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!


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Map of places to visit near Forest-l'Abbaye


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)

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.


  • 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)

Geography and distances

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

Forest-l'Abbaye 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 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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