Roisel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 12 km from Roisel

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Roisel 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 Roisel in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 12 km and Saint-Quentin at 17 km.

Roisel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west)

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life...

See Peronne guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable...

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 44 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of...

See Arras guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded by a...

See Ourscamp abbey guide


at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive belfries in...

See Douai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 51 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts that surround...

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 52 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex...

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 53 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds of kilometres...

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 57 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the Museum of...

See Laon guide


at 63 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins...

See Bavay guide

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Markets in and near Roisel

  • Peronne: market Saturday (12km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (22km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (22km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (25km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (26km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (27km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)
  • Origny-Sainte-Benoite: market Thursday (30km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (32km)

More information about Roisel, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Roisel, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (6km)
  • Gauchy (18km)
  • Mastaing (43km)
  • Vivaise (49km)

Geography and distances

Roisel is in the north of France at 49 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Roisel is 133 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Roisel

Canton: Roisel

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80240

Distance to Roisel

from Amiens (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 133 km

from Calais: 142 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 632 km

from Strasbourg: 370 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 Roisel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aizecourt-le-Bas, Bernes, Bouvincourt-en-Vermandois, Guyencourt-Saulcourt, Hancourt, Hargicourt, Hervilly, Hesbecourt, Jeancourt, Le Verguier, Lempire, Lieramont, Longavesnes, Maissemy, Marquaix, Ronssoy, Templeux-la-Fosse, Templeux-le-Guerard, Tincourt-Boucly, Vendelles and Villers-Faucon.

This page in French: Visiter Roisel