Villers-sur-Authie tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Valloires abbey at 8 km from Villers-sur-Authie

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Villers-sur-Authie 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-sur-Authie in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Valloires abbey at 8 km and Fort-Mahon-Plage at 9 km.

Villers-sur-Authie, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 8 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Valloires abbey guide


Seaside resort at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 13 km (direction south-west)

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

See The Bay of the Somme guide


at 14 km (direction south-south-west)

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially the area around...

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide


at 18 km (direction north-north-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 24 km (direction north-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Le Touquet guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 24 km (direction east), 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


at 25 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Abbeville guide


at 27 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Riquier guide


at 29 km (direction south-west)

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

See Ault guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 33 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

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

See Mers-les-Bains guide


at 35 km (direction south-west), in the Seine-Maritime department

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

See Eu guide

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Markets in and near Villers-sur-Authie

  • Rue: market Saturday (5km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (15km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (20km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (23km)
  • Abbeville: market Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Villers-sur-Authie, France

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


  • Mareis (23km)
  • Estran Cité de la mer (61km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Valloires (10km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (14km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (24km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (33km)
  • Parc et roseraie du château de Rambures (38km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Parc du Marquenterre (10km)
  • Baie d'Authie (12km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (13km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (14km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (24km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (27km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (15km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Forest-l'Abbaye (15km)
  • Saint-Josse (17km)
  • Le Touquet (24km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (39km)

Geography and distances

Villers-sur-Authie is in the north of France at 70 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Villers-sur-Authie is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Villers-sur-Authie

Canton: Rue

Arrondissement: Abbeville

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80120

Distance to Villers-sur-Authie

from Amiens (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 72 km

from Nice: 847 km

from Bordeaux: 632 km

from Strasbourg: 478 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-sur-Authie from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arry, Bernay-en-Ponthieu, Colline-Beaumont, Conchil-le-Temple, Nampont, Nempont-Saint-Firmin, Quend, Regniere-Ecluse, Rue, Tigny-Noyelle, Vercourt and Vron.

This page in French: Visiter Villers-sur-Authie