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Some of France's finest monuments and cathedrals are situated in the Somme. Its capital, Amiens boasts fine stone churches and an impressive Gothic cathedral.

The battlefields of the Somme Valley that indicate what life in WW1 was really like.

Local produce includes Peronne beer and smoked eels.

The Somme coastline takes in cliffs, dunes, marshes and pretty villages. Here you'll find the delightful fishing village of Le Crotoy that bewitched Colette, Jules Verne, & the Duke and Duchess of Windsor among others.

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Days Out in Somme
  • Marquenterre - visit the Parc Ornithologique de Marquenterre, a bird sanctuary surrounded by beautiful dunes, salt marshes and pine forests.
  • Somme Valley - enjoy boating, camping, walking and fishing along the banks of the pretty river Somme.
  • History in Picardy at Peronne - the Historial de la Grande Guerre is a good starting point for World War I history with cemeteries, battlefields and memorials surrounding the area.
  • Abbeville - visit the flamboyant Gothic church with a stained-glass window designed by Alfred Manessier.
Featured Accommodation

2 star ratingPoortgebouw
( Self Catering )

Neuvillette Doulens 80600

PoortgebouwAt the edge of a village, this detached gate-house of the small Castle of Neuvillette (65 m2). Unique location and beautiful ...

3 star ratingLouis
( Self Catering )

Machy Abbeville 80150

LouisSurrounded by a beautiful garden and at a short distance from the forrest (500 m), 2 connected cottages....

2 star ratingMathise
( Self Catering )

Machy Abbeville 80150

MathiseSurrounded by a beautiful garden and at a short distance from the forrest (500 m), 2 connected cottages....

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