Morchain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Morchain: highlights and tourist information

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Morchain is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Morchain is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 15 km and Noyon at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Morchain, 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 Morchain 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 Morchain

Markets in and near Morchain

  • Ham: market Saturday (13km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Roye: market Friday (14km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (26km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (29km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (30km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (30km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (31km)

More information about Morchain, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Morchain, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (43km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (29km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (38km)
  • Mont Ganelon (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (43km)
  • Forêt de Compiègne (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (25km)
  • Gauchy (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Morchain

Canton: Nesle

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80190

Distance to Morchain

from Amiens (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 148 km

from Nice: 755 km

from Bordeaux: 611 km

from Strasbourg: 376 km

Getting here

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

We have 26 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athies, Bethencourt-sur-Somme, Cizancourt, Curchy, Ennemain, Epenancourt, Etalon, Falvy, Fresnes-Mazancourt, Herly, Hyencourt-le-Grand, Licourt, Marchelepot, Mesnil-Saint-Nicaise, Misery, Nesle, Omiecourt, Pargny, Pertain, Potte, Rouy-le-Grand, Rouy-le-Petit, Saint-Christ-Briost, Villecourt, Voyennes and Y.

This page in French: Visiter Morchain