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Morchain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Morchain in Somme

Photo is of Peronne at 15 km from Morchain

Visit Morchain: highlights and tourist information

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Morchain is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!

Peronne

Peronne

at 15 km (direction )

The town of Péronne is above all known for its...

See Peronne guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 25 km (direction south-south-east), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the...

See Noyon guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 27 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 28 km (direction south), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in...

See Ourscamp abbey guide
 
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Compiegne

Compiegne

at 43 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and...

See Compiegne guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 45 km (direction west)

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic...

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 45 km (direction west)

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most...

See Amiens guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 46 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide
Pierrefonds

Pierrefonds

at 50 km (direction south), in the Oise department

In Pierrefonds village visit one of the most lovely...

See Pierrefonds guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 55 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral...

See Soissons guide

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

Map of places to visit near Morchain

 
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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

What to do at Morchain? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Morchain is in the north of France at 37 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Morchain is 113 kilometres from Paris).

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

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

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