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

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.

Saint-Riquier is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 44 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Saint-Riquier is 145 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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Map of places to visit near Saint-Riquier

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Riquier

Canton: Ailly-le-Haut-Clocher

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

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

Saint-Riquier 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 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