Saint-Valery-sur-Somme tourism and travel guide

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France This Way comment: Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially the area around the harbour with the old fishermen cottages

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme 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-Valery-sur-Somme. For detailed visitor information see the Saint-Valery-sur-Somme travel guide.

Tourist classifications for Saint-Valery-sur-Somme include "recommended detour".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Crotoy at 3 km and Ault at 16 km.

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France: places to visit and attractions

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

The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 3 km (direction north-west)

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a wide natural habitat...

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 3 km (direction north-west)

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and...

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at 16 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Ault guide


at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide


Seaside resort at 18 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Eu guide


at 21 km (direction west-south-west)

Attractive seaside town with lots of Belle-Epoque villas...

See Mers-les-Bains guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 22 km (direction north-east)

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to...

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Le Treport

Le Treport

at 23 km (direction west-south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

The highlight of a visit to the active port town of Le...

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at 24 km (direction east)

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church,...

See Saint-Riquier guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 32 km (direction east-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


at 33 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 35 km (direction east)

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

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Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts...

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Markets in and near Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Market days in Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (0km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (3km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (10km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (17km)
  • Mers-les-Bains: market Thursday & Monday (21km)
  • Eu: market Friday (21km)
  • Le Treport: market Tuesday & Saturday (22km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Blangy-sur-Bresle: market Sunday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, France

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


  • Mareis (37km)
  • Estran Cité de la mer (48km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (10km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (33km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Herbarium des remparts (0km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (23km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (25km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (32km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (35km)
  • Parc du château de Digeon (47km)
  • Jardin de Miromesnil (52km)
  • Bois des Moutiers (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Pointe du Hourdel (5km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (9km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (11km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (15km)
  • Baie d'Authie (23km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (40km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (27km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (14km)
  • Saint-Josse (31km)
  • Le Touquet (37km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (45km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is in the north of France at 66 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Canton: Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80230

Distance to Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

from Amiens (prefecture): 66 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 86 km

from Nice: 838 km

from Bordeaux: 617 km

from Strasbourg: 477 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-Valery-sur-Somme from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boismont, Estreboeuf, Favieres, Lancheres, Le Crotoy, Noyelles-sur-Mer, Pende and Ponthoile.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Valery-sur-Somme