Leisure, activities and nature in the Somme, north of France

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Active in the Great Outdoors

Run, move, activate !

Get some fresh air by sand-yachting on the beach at Quend and Fort-Mahon, horse-riding, kayaking in the Somme bay to watch the seals, hiking in the Somme Valley, rafting in Picquigny, taking a guided walk accross the bay between Saint-Valery-sur-Somme and Le Crotoy: sports, leisure activities and nature are all here in the Somme.

 

A magical experience: a chance to venture forth on the sea on board a kayak.


Adrenaline adventure: learn to sand-yacht at Fort-Mahon or Quend-Plage in the Somme Bay...

Henson horses are small, sweet and rustic, with a golden coat.

The Somme is a paradise for anglers. It boasts 900 km of waterways along the Somme river, of course, as well as its tributaries the Avre, Ancre,...

A spot to die for not far from London!
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The Somme Bay is well-known among amateur and professional joggers because of this race. It's a trail bordering on obstacle course!

Cyclists are royally catered for with picnic areas, parking racks, a network of valley houses local bistros, etc.

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Hit the green in Amiens or the Somme Bay!

Somme Bay and Valley

Cycling in the Somme

We planned everything for you !

Cycle lanes, bike hire, suitable accommodation : the Somme takes care of the cycling tourists !

A special website for cycling in the Somme Bay

Quend-Plage

OZONE

Love the wind

Sailing activities

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Association Gamaches Plein air

GAMACHES

On a 55 hectare (!) lake you can enjoy your favourite "water" sports" and other activities: sailing, dinghies, wind surfing, canoe and kayak polo, pedalos. Mountain and track bike hire...

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Le Domaine du Val

GRAND-LAVIERS

You'll like the open views over the countryside and golf course plus the peace and quiet...

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Réserve de l'étang Saint-Ladre à Boves

BOVES

This is one of France's smallest nature reserves but with great biodiversity! Peat digging (for fuel) in the 18th and 19th centuries created the landscape which we see today: little lakes in the...

Picquigny

Rafting

Only spot in the North of France

thrills and chills

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Mers-les-Bains

Walking on the sea

Stand-up paddle

Surfing easier :-) cliffs and Belle Epoque villas in the background

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