Villers-Bretonneux tourism and travel guide

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Visit Villers-Bretonneux: highlights and tourist information

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Villers-Bretonneux is situated in the Somme department and Picardy region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 7 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Villers-Bretonneux is 113 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Amiens Cathedral at 16 km and Amiens at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Villers-Bretonneux, 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 Villers-Bretonneux 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 Villers-Bretonneux

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

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

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

Villers-Bretonneux 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 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