Fort-Mahon-Plage tourism and travel guide

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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

Fort-Mahon-Plage is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

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.

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include The Bay of the Somme at 15 km and Valloires abbey at 16 km.

Fort-Mahon-Plage, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 14 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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 east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide


at 17 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide


at 20 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
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 20 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Ault guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Mers-les-Bains guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 33 km (direction 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
Le Treport

Le Treport

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

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

See Le Treport guide


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

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

See Eu guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

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

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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)

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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

Fort-Mahon-Plage is in the north of France at 79 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Fort-Mahon-Plage is 174 kilometres from Paris).

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

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