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Forest-Montiers tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Crotoy at 9 km from Forest-Montiers

Visit Forest-Montiers: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Crotoy at 9 km and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Forest-Montiers, 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-Montiers in Hauts-de-France.

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

Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Crotoy guide
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 10 km (direction west-south-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 12 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide
 
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Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 22 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
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 24 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Ault

Ault

at 26 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ault guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Eu

Eu

at 32 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 32 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mers-les-Bains guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts...

See Le Touquet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Forest-Montiers

 
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Markets in and near Forest-Montiers

  • Rue: market Saturday (6km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (9km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (10km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (16km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (22km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (25km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (28km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (31km)

Hotels near Forest-Montiers

More information about Forest-Montiers, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Forest-Montiers, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (31km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (6km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (55km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (10km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (13km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (22km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (28km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (31km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (41km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (6km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (12km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (14km)
  • Baie d'Authie (20km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (22km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (35km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (8km)
  • Saint-Josse (25km)
  • Le Touquet (32km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (35km)
 
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Geography and distances

Forest-Montiers is in the north of France at 63 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Forest-Montiers is 161 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Forest-Montiers

Canton: Nouvion

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80120

Distance to Forest-Montiers

from Amiens (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 161 km

from Calais: 79 km

from Nice: 839 km

from Bordeaux: 626 km

from Strasbourg: 472 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-Montiers from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arry, Bernay-en-Ponthieu, Favieres, Forest-l'Abbaye, Machy, Nouvion, Ponthoile, Regniere-Ecluse, Rue and Vercourt.

This page in French: Visiter Forest-Montiers

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