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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

Mers-les-Bains 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 Mers-les-Bains. For detailed visitor information see the Mers-les-Bains travel guide.

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 sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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!

Le Treport

Le Treport

at 2 km (direction west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The highlight of a visit to the active port town of...

See Le Treport guide
Eu

Eu

at 2 km (direction south-east), in the Seine-Maritime department

The red-brick castle, built in the 16th century, is the...

See Eu guide
Ault

Ault

at 5 km (direction north-east)

Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk...

See Ault guide
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
 
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The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 22 km (direction north-east)

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a...

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-east)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in...

See Le Crotoy guide
Dieppe

Dieppe

at 28 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

Explore the port area then head to the castle and the Museum...

See Dieppe guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 32 km (direction east)

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the...

See Abbeville guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

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

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 40 km (direction east)

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine...

See Saint-Riquier guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 43 km (direction north-east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide
Veules-les-Roses

Veules-les-Roses

Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

Veules-les-Roses is a stunning village on the coast of...

See Veules-les-Roses guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 52 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Somme

Map of places to visit near Mers-les-Bains

 
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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.

Aquarium

  • 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Mers-les-Bains is in the north of France at 76 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Mers-les-Bains is 151 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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