Ham tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ham: highlights and tourist information

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Ham is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 50 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Ham is 112 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Quentin at 19 km and Noyon at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ham, 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 Ham 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 Ham

Markets in and near Ham

Market days in Ham: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Ham: market Saturday (0km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (18km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (19km)
  • Roye: market Friday (21km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (23km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (31km)
  • Thourotte: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Ham, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Ham, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ham.

Heritage sites

  • Compiène église Saint-Jacques (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (41km)

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (30km)
  • Pierrefonds Chateau (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (41km)
  • Jardins du château (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (30km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (33km)
  • Mont Ganelon (36km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (16km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (28km)
  • Vivaise (38km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ham

Canton: Ham

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

Postcode: 80400

Distance to Ham

from Amiens (prefecture): 50 km

from Paris: 112 km

from Calais: 159 km

from Nice: 744 km

from Bordeaux: 611 km

from Strasbourg: 363 km

Getting here

Ham 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 Ham from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubigny-Aux-Kaisnes, Bray-Saint-Christophe, Brouchy, Cugny, Douchy, Douilly, Dury, Eppeville, Esmery-Hallon, Fluquieres, Golancourt, Matigny, Muille-Villette, Offoy, Ollezy, Pithon, Sancourt, Sommette-Eaucourt, Tugny-et-Pont and Villers-Saint-Christophe.

This page in French: Visiter Ham