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Quend tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Fort-Mahon-Plage at 6 km from Quend

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Quend 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 Quend in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort-Mahon-Plage at 6 km and Le Crotoy at 11 km.

Quend, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 6 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 11 km (direction south)

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

See Le Crotoy guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 12 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide
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at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide


at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 23 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts...

See Le Touquet guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide


at 28 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ault guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 28 km (direction east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


at 30 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide


at 33 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mers-les-Bains guide


at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Eu guide
Le Treport

Le Treport

at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Le Treport guide

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Markets in and near Quend

  • Rue: market Saturday (5km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (11km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (14km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (19km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (19km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (28km)

More information about Quend, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Quend, France

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


  • Mareis (23km)
  • Estran Cité de la mer (58km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (19km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Valloires (13km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (14km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (37km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Parc du Marquenterre (8km)
  • Baie d'Authie (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (11km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (12km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (16km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (26km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (28km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (55km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (13km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (17km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (18km)
  • Le Touquet (23km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (42km)

Geography and distances

Quend is in the north of France at 73 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Quend is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Quend

Canton: Rue

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80120

Distance to Quend

from Amiens (prefecture): 73 km

from Paris: 170 km

from Calais: 72 km

from Nice: 850 km

from Bordeaux: 631 km

from Strasbourg: 482 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 Quend from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arry, Colline-Beaumont, Conchil-le-Temple, Fort-Mahon-Plage, Rue, Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont, Tigny-Noyelle, Vercourt and Villers-sur-Authie.

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