Villers-Bretonneux tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Amiens Cathedral at 16 km from Villers-Bretonneux

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Villers-Bretonneux is situated in the Somme department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 16 km and Amiens at 16 km.

Villers-Bretonneux, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 16 km (direction west)

The 13th century cathedral in Amiens is a fabulous example of gothic style architecture...

See Amiens Cathedral guide


at 16 km (direction west)

As well as the remarkabe gothic style cathedral which attracts most visitors, Amiens also...

See Amiens guide


at 31 km (direction east)

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum commemorating life...

See Peronne guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east), in the Oise department

The medieval centre of Noyon is dominated by its cathedral in the 'transition' style...

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Oise department

Ourscamp abbey is an abbey in Picardy, now in ruins and surrounded by a...

See Ourscamp abbey guide


at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of...

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 49 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 49 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Abbeville guide


at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Oise department

In Beauvais you can see the important (if often rebuilt and renovated) cathedral with...

See Beauvais guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 60 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this region of...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


Most Beautiful Village at 61 km (direction west-south-west), in the Oise department

The 18th century cottages and pretty gardens, and a radical transformation during the last...

See Gerberoy guide

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Markets in and near Villers-Bretonneux

  • Corbie: market Friday (4km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Amiens: market Thursday & Sunday & Saturday & all day (16km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (18km)
  • Montdidier: market Thursday (25km)
  • Roye: market Friday (27km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (31km)
  • Saint-Ouen: market Sunday (34km)
  • Doullens: market Thursday (34km)

More information about Villers-Bretonneux, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Villers-Bretonneux, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Amiens Cathedral (16km)
  • Beffroi d'Amiens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Folleville église Saint-Jacques-le-Majeur-et-Saint-Jean-Baptiste (monuments on French pilgrim routes) (24km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (16km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (46km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (10km)
  • Montagne de Montenoy (38km)
  • Hortillonnages d'Amiens (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (43km)

Geography and distances

Villers-Bretonneux is in the north of France at 7 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Villers-Bretonneux is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Bretonneux

Canton: Corbie

Arrondissement: Amiens

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80380

Distance to Villers-Bretonneux

from Amiens (prefecture): 7 km

from Paris: 113 km

from Calais: 129 km

from Nice: 775 km

from Bordeaux: 606 km

from Strasbourg: 406 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 Villers-Bretonneux from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubercourt, Aubigny, Bussy-les-Daours, Cachy, Cayeux-en-Santerre, Corbie, Daours, Demuin, Domart-sur-la-Luce, Fouilloy, Gentelles, Hamelet, Hangard, Ignaucourt, Le Hamel, Marcelcave, Sailly-le-Sec, Vaire-sous-Corbie, Vaux-sur-Somme and Vecquemont.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Bretonneux