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Y 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 Y in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Peronne at 15 km and Saint-Quentin at 22 km.

Y, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Peronne

Peronne

at 15 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Peronne guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 22 km (direction east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Noyon

Noyon

at 25 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

See Noyon guide
Ourscamp abbey

Ourscamp abbey

Abbey at 29 km (direction south), in the Oise department

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

See Ourscamp abbey guide
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Cambrai

Cambrai

at 43 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Compiegne

Compiegne

at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Oise department

In Compiegne you can visit the palace, several museums, and other interesting...

See Compiegne guide
Amiens Cathedral

Amiens Cathedral

Cathedral at 51 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens Cathedral guide
Amiens

Amiens

at 51 km (direction west)

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

See Amiens guide
Laon

Laon

at 53 km (direction east-south-east), in the Aisne department

The cathedral in Laon is an astonishing early gothic masterpiece, and the...

See Laon guide
Soissons

Soissons

at 53 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

In Soissons you can explore the abbey and the cathedral before taking...

See Soissons guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 67 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide

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Markets in and near Y

  • Ham: market Saturday (9km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (14km)
  • Roye: market Friday (19km)
  • Rosieres-en-Santerre: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Saint-Quentin: market Wednesday & Sunday & Friday (22km)
  • Noyon: market Saturday (25km)
  • Chauny: market Friday (26km)
  • Tergnier: market Thursday & Sunday (27km)
  • Albert: market Saturday (33km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (34km)

More information about Y, Picardy

Tourist attractions near Y, France

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

Heritage sites

National Monuments

  • Chateau Coucy (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Compiègne (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Landes de Versigny (38km)
  • Forêt de Laigue (39km)
  • Mont Ganelon (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle de l'Étang Saint-Ladre (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Gauchy (20km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (22km)
  • Vivaise (46km)
 
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Geography and distances

Y is in the north of France at 42 kilometres from Amiens, the department capital (general information: Y is 115 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Y

Canton: Ham

Arrondissement: Péronne

Department: Somme

Region: Picardy

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 80190

Distance to Y

from Amiens (prefecture): 42 km

from Paris: 115 km

from Calais: 151 km

from Nice: 752 km

from Bordeaux: 614 km

from Strasbourg: 371 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 Y from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Athies, Bethencourt-sur-Somme, Cizancourt, Croix-Moligneaux, Devise, Douilly, Ennemain, Epenancourt, Falvy, Lanchy, Matigny, Mesnil-Saint-Nicaise, Monchy-Lagache, Morchain, Nesle, Offoy, Pargny, Quivieres, Rouy-le-Grand, Rouy-le-Petit, Saint-Christ-Briost, Sancourt, Ugny-l'Equipee, Villecourt and Voyennes.

This page in French: Visiter Y

 
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