The most beautiful faces of the Somme, in the north of France
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Somme Valley
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Breathe and Relax

Fresh air and beautiful scenery

A river with multiple facets which takes its source in our neighbors of the Aisne and flows into one of the most beautiful estuaries in the world: the Bay of the Somme!

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


Discover the chalkbanks in the Somme valley!

kayak vallée de Somme.jpg© Club de Kayak de Rivery

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Somme Valley

The tow path alongside the river has been converted into a 120km cycle track with modern facilities.

A 300-hectare mosaic of both market gardens and those just for pleasure in the heart of the city of Amiens...

From Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont follow the track leading to the sea as it winds through the dunes between thorny bushes and pine trees.

From the Bresle Valley to the Baie d'Authie, by way of the estuary of the Baie de Somme, the Picardy Coast forms a variety of distinctive...

The gastronomic Somme to titillate your taste-buds...

From the Caudron brothers, born in the Baie de Somme, up to the creation of Albert-Picardie airport built to receive the Airbus Beluga, the Somme...

All aboard for a short river cruise past lovely leafy scenery.


Frise Mountain


overview on the valley

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Somme valley

By boat

Boat trips


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© Amiens Balloon

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Amiens Balloon


Everyone dreams about a trip in a hot-air balloon! Sophie will take you on a magical journey, leaving from the outskirts of Amiens. It's thrilling yet strangely relaxing!
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Belvédère de Frise


The Montagne de Frise affords wonderful views of the Somme valley: its lakes, meanders, magical mists. Plus a life-size history lesson, in the footsteps of the soldier-writer, Blaise Cendrars, who...




A beautiful spa with a panoramic view on the Somme bay

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Les Crocs


pine forests and dunes

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