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Visit Fort-Mahon-Plage: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the most popular coastal destinations in Picardy

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Fort-Mahon-Plage. For detailed visitor information see the Fort-Mahon-Plage travel guide.

Fort-Mahon-Plage is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 79 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Fort-Mahon-Plage is 174 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include The Bay of the Somme at 15 km and Valloires abbey at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fort-Mahon-Plage, 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 Fort-Mahon-Plage in Hauts-de-France.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Fort-Mahon-Plage

Markets in and near Fort-Mahon-Plage

  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (7km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (10km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (14km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (17km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (18km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (20km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Fort-Mahon-Plage, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Fort-Mahon-Plage, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (10km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (51km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (20km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (17km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (18km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (33km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (42km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie d'Authie (6km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (11km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (14km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (22km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (23km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (32km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (10km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (16km)
  • Le Touquet (20km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (24km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fort-Mahon-Plage

Canton: Rue

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80790

Distance to Fort-Mahon-Plage

from Amiens (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 174 km

from Calais: 71 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 633 km

from Strasbourg: 487 km

Getting here

Fort-Mahon-Plage 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 Fort-Mahon-Plage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 3 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Groffliers, Quend and Waben.

This page in French: Visiter Fort-Mahon-Plage

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