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Mers-les-Bains tourism and travel guide

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Visit Mers-les-Bains: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Attractive seaside town with lots of Belle-Epoque villas

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Mers-les-Bains. For detailed visitor information see the Mers-les-Bains travel guide.

Mers-les-Bains is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 76 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Mers-les-Bains is 151 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Mers-les-Bains include "secteur sauvegarde".

Popular places to visit nearby include Eu at 2 km and Ault at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Mers-les-Bains, 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 Mers-les-Bains 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 Mers-les-Bains


Markets in and near Mers-les-Bains

Market days in Mers-les-Bains: weekly market: Thursday & Monday;

  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (0km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (1km)
  • Eu: market Friday (2km)
  • Criel-sur-Mer: market Thursday - seasonal market only (8km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (14km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (21km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (22km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (30km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (32km)

More information about Mers-les-Bains, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Mers-les-Bains, France

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


  • Estran Cité de la mer (27km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (22km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (24km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (31km)
  • Bois des Moutiers (34km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (44km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (44km)
  • Jardins de Bosmelet (45km)
  • Jardin de Bellevue (45km)
  • Parc de Galleville (58km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Hable-d'Ault (11km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (22km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (25km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (36km)
  • Baie d'Authie (38km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (49km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (34km)
  • Saint-Josse (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Mers-les-Bains

Canton: Ault

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80350

Distance to Mers-les-Bains

from Amiens (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 151 km

from Calais: 104 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 600 km

from Strasbourg: 489 km

Getting here

Mers-les-Bains 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 Mers-les-Bains from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ault, Criel-sur-Mer, Etalondes, Eu, Flocques, Friaucourt, Le Treport, Oust-Marest, Ponts-et-Marais, Saint-Pierre-en-Val and Saint-Quentin-la-Motte-Croix-au-Bailly.

This page in French: Visiter Mers-les-Bains

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