Villers-Carbonnel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Peronne at 7 km from Villers-Carbonnel

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Villers-Carbonnel 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-Carbonnel in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 7 km and Saint-Quentin at 28 km.

Villers-Carbonnel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction north-east)

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

See Peronne guide


at 28 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable...

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 34 km (direction south-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 37 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

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at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first ever tank...

See Cambrai guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 43 km (direction west)

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

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at 43 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 46 km (direction north-north-west), 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


at 46 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide

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Markets in and near Villers-Carbonnel

  • Peronne: market Saturday (6km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Ham: market Saturday (19km)
  • Roye: market Friday (21km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (25km)
  • Corbie: market Friday (28km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (28km)
  • Moreuil: market Tuesday (32km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (34km)

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Tourist attractions near Villers-Carbonnel, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (50km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le clos Alexandre (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (19km)
  • Gauchy (27km)

Geography and distances

Villers-Carbonnel is in the north of France at 34 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Villers-Carbonnel is 120 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-Carbonnel

Canton: Péronne

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80200

Distance to Villers-Carbonnel

from Amiens (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 120 km

from Calais: 140 km

from Nice: 763 km

from Bordeaux: 618 km

from Strasbourg: 380 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-Carbonnel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assevillers, Athies, Barleux, Belloy-en-Santerre, Berny-en-Santerre, Biaches, Brie, Cizancourt, Doingt, Ennemain, Estrees-Deniecourt, Eterpigny, Flaucourt, Fresnes-Mazancourt, Herbecourt, Marchelepot, Mesnil-Bruntel, Misery, Peronne and Saint-Christ-Briost.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-Carbonnel