Saint-Valery-sur-Somme tourism and travel guide

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Visit Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: highlights and tourist information

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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

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.

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 66 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is 157 kilometres from Paris).

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Crotoy at 3 km and Ault at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, 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-Valery-sur-Somme 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 Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

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)

More information about Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, Picardy

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

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

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

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme 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-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