Rue tourism and travel guide

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Visit Rue: highlights and tourist information

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Rue is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 69 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Rue is 165 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Crotoy at 7 km and The Bay of the Somme at 8 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Rue, 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 Rue 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 Rue

Markets in and near Rue

Market days in Rue: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Rue: market Saturday (0km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (6km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (10km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (17km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (29km)

More information about Rue, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Rue, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Rue.


  • Mareis (28km)
  • Estran Cité de la mer (56km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (0km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (61km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (23km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (9km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (14km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (27km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (34km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (34km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (61km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Parc du Marquenterre (6km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (9km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (12km)
  • Baie d'Authie (15km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (19km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (31km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (18km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (13km)
  • Saint-Josse (22km)
  • Le Touquet (28km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Rue

Canton: Rue

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80120

Distance to Rue

from Amiens (prefecture): 69 km

from Paris: 165 km

from Calais: 77 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 627 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

Rue 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 Rue from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arry, Bernay-en-Ponthieu, Favieres, Forest-Montiers, Le Crotoy, Quend, Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont, Vercourt, Villers-sur-Authie and Vron.

This page in French: Visiter Rue