Tourism - Somme

Somme is a French department that is part of the Picardie region. It is surrounded by the department of Pas-de-Calais, Nord, Aisne, Oise and Seine-Maritime and located by the Channel. Main cities are Amiens, Abbeville, Montdidier and Péronne.

Somme has numerous tourist attractions such as the Perret Tower, Jules Verne’s House, the ‘Hortillonages’ (little gardens), the zoo, the ‘Marie sans chemise’ square with a clock, the bell tower, and the Notre-Dame cathedral of Amiens, one of the largest in Europe. Each year in December, the Christmas market takes place and it is the largest in northern France. The theme park Samara (on prehistory) is located near Amiens between Abbeville and Amiens. The caves located in Naours, are a great example of Picardes muches.

Numerous festivals take place in Somme they are: the festival of birds and nature in the Baie de Somme, the ‘Souffle de la Terre’ a light and sound sow in Ailly-sur-Noye, and finally, the ‘medieval feast’ in Folleville.

Top tourist cities in Somme


Tourism Amiens : a green and blue city

Amiens is situated 130 km north of Paris on the left bank of the Somme, which is divided into several branches. Amiens is the capital of Picardy and of the département of Somme. Located at the intersection of roads linking Paris with the rest of France, the U.K, ...

Must : Tours de la Cathédrale d'Amiens, Maison de Jules Verne, Le musée de Picardie


Tourism Abbeville

Thanks to her privileged geographical situation, her cultural and sporting dynamism, the quality of her hotels and restaurants as well as the importance of her architectural and natural heritage, Abbeville has become a very important tourist centre. Abbeville, capital ...

Must : Musée Boucher-de-Perthes


Tourism Montdidier

Montdidier is a French commune, located in the department of the Somme and Picardie. It is the headquarters of the Community of Municipalities of the canton of Montdidier. Sights in Montdidier Church in Montdidier


Tourisme Péronne

Peronne is a French commune located in the department of the Somme and Picardie region. Sights in Péronne Church of St. John the Baptist Museum Alfred Danicourt Delp Monument of Marin

Must : Historial de la Grande Guerre, Musée Alfred-Danicourt

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