Le Crotoy tourism and travel guide

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Visit Le Crotoy: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and the town is also very pleasant to explore

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Le Crotoy. For detailed visitor information see the Le Crotoy travel guide.

Le Crotoy is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 67 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Le Crotoy is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Le Crotoy

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a wide natural habitat: The Bay of the Somme

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 3 km and Fort-Mahon-Plage at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Le Crotoy, 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 Le Crotoy in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Le Crotoy

Markets in and near Le Crotoy

Market days in Le Crotoy: seasonal market: Tuesday;

  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (0km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (3km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (6km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (21km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Eu: market Friday (24km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (30km)

More information about Le Crotoy, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Le Crotoy, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (34km)
  • Estran Cité de la mer (50km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (3km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (20km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (28km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (31km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (35km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (55km)
  • Bois des Moutiers (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe du Hourdel (4km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (6km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (7km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (13km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (14km)
  • Baie d'Authie (20km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (37km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (49km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (14km)
  • Saint-Josse (28km)
  • Le Touquet (34km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (44km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Crotoy

Canton: Rue

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80550

Distance to Le Crotoy

from Amiens (prefecture): 67 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 83 km

from Nice: 841 km

from Bordeaux: 621 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

Le Crotoy 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 Le Crotoy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Favieres, Noyelles-sur-Mer, Ponthoile, Rue and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme.

This page in French: Visiter Le Crotoy