Le Crotoy tourism and travel guide

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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

Le Crotoy 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 Le Crotoy. For detailed visitor information see the Le Crotoy travel guide.

Attractions in Le Crotoy

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 3 km and Fort-Mahon-Plage at 15 km.

Le Crotoy, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 2 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide


at 3 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide


Seaside resort at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 18 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ault guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 19 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide


at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mers-les-Bains guide


at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Eu guide


at 25 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide
Le Treport

Le Treport

at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Le Treport guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), 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
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 31 km (direction east-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
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Le Touquet guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 35 km (direction 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 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

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


  • 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

Le Crotoy is in the north of France at 67 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Le Crotoy is 160 kilometres from Paris).

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

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