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Quend tourism and travel guide

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

Visit Quend: highlights and tourist information

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Quend is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 73 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Quend is 170 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort-Mahon-Plage at 6 km and Le Crotoy at 11 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Quend, 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 Quend 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 Quend


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

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

Quend 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 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.

This page in French: Visiter Quend

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