Ponthoile tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Crotoy at 6 km from Ponthoile

Visit Ponthoile: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Ponthoile in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Crotoy at 6 km and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme at 6 km.

Ponthoile, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction west)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and the town...

See Le Crotoy guide


at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

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

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 8 km (direction west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide


at 15 km (direction south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide


Seaside resort at 17 km (direction north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ault guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 26 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


at 28 km (direction west-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 28 km (direction west-south-west), 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


at 28 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Mers-les-Bains guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 29 km (direction east)

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Le Treport

Le Treport

at 30 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

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Markets in and near Ponthoile

  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (7km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (7km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (15km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (23km)
  • Eu: market Friday (28km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (28km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (29km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (29km)

More information about Ponthoile, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Ponthoile, France

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


  • Mareis (34km)
  • Estran Cité de la mer (55km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (55km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (6km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (17km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (26km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (29km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (44km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (55km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (59km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (9km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (10km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (13km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (18km)
  • Baie d'Authie (22km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (38km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (25km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (8km)
  • Saint-Josse (28km)
  • Le Touquet (35km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (38km)

Geography and distances

Ponthoile is in the north of France at 62 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Ponthoile is 158 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ponthoile

Canton: Nouvion

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80860

Distance to Ponthoile

from Amiens (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 158 km

from Calais: 82 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 622 km

from Strasbourg: 473 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 Ponthoile from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bernay-en-Ponthieu, Favieres, Forest-Montiers, Le Crotoy, Nouvion, Noyelles-sur-Mer, Sailly-Flibeaucourt and Saint-Valery-sur-Somme.

This page in French: Visiter Ponthoile