Gapennes tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Saint-Riquier at 5 km from Gapennes

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Gapennes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Riquier at 5 km and Abbeville at 12 km.

Gapennes, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 5 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Abbeville guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 12 km (direction east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 16 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
 
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Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 23 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 25 km (direction west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

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

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 34 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Ault

Ault

at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Ault guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 40 km (direction south-east)

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors, Amiens also...

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 41 km (direction south-east)

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic style architecture...

See Amiens Cathedral guide

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Markets in and near Gapennes

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (20km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (22km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (23km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (23km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (23km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (28km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (33km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (36km)

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Tourist attractions near Gapennes, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (44km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (28km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (12km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (16km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (21km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (23km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (29km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (30km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (40km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (11km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (24km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (28km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (30km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (34km)
  • Baie d'Authie (35km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (9km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (23km)
  • Saint-Josse (38km)
  • Le Touquet (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Gapennes is in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Gapennes is 150 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Gapennes

Canton: Nouvion

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80150

Distance to Gapennes

from Amiens (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 150 km

from Calais: 86 km

from Nice: 825 km

from Bordeaux: 624 km

from Strasbourg: 455 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 Gapennes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agenvillers, Brailly-Cornehotte, Canchy, Coulonvillers, Domvast, Drucat, Froyelles, Maison-Roland, Millencourt-en-Ponthieu, Neuilly-l'Hopital, Noyelles-en-Chaussee, Oneux, Saint-Riquier, Yvrench and Yvrencheux.

This page in French: Visiter Gapennes