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Saint-Riquier tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Riquier: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church, a belfry and other historic monuments

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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Saint-Riquier. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Riquier travel guide.

Popular places to visit nearby include Les Jardins de Maizicourt at 14 km and The Jardin des Lianes at 21 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Riquier, 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 Saint-Riquier in Hauts-de-France.

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

Abbeville

Abbeville

at 9 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Abbeville guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 21 km (direction north-north-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
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 24 km (direction west)

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

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
 
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Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in...

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a...

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 26 km (direction north-west)

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 32 km (direction east-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Ault

Ault

at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Ault guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most...

See Amiens guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 37 km (direction south-east)

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example...

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Eu

Eu

at 39 km (direction west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Eu guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 39 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Somme

Map of places to visit near Saint-Riquier

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Markets in and near Saint-Riquier

  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (16km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (24km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (25km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (27km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (28km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (32km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (33km)

More information about Saint-Riquier, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Saint-Riquier, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (48km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (0km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (9km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (28km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Amiens Cathedral (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (14km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (21km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (24km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (25km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (25km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (32km)
  • Le clos Alexandre (36km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (40km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt de Crécy (14km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (29km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (29km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (32km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (33km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (34km)
  • Baie d'Authie (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (44km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (12km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (27km)
  • Saint-Josse (42km)
  • Le Touquet (50km)
 
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Geography and distances

Saint-Riquier is in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Saint-Riquier is 145 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Riquier

Canton: Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80135

Distance to Saint-Riquier

from Amiens (prefecture): 44 km

from Paris: 145 km

from Calais: 91 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 619 km

from Strasbourg: 454 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 Saint-Riquier from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Agenvillers, Bellancourt, Buigny-l'Abbe, Bussus-Bussuel, Canchy, Caours, Coulonvillers, Drucat, Gapennes, Maison-Roland, Millencourt-en-Ponthieu, Neufmoulin, Neuilly-l'Hopital, Oneux, Vauchelles-les-Quesnoy, Yaucourt-Bussus, Yvrench and Yvrencheux.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Riquier

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