The most beautiful faces of the Somme, in the north of France

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Beautiful landscapes, bucolic walks, sky lights... come and discover the most beautiful facets of the Somme!

The river Somme, the spinal column of its eponymous department, gently flows through a lush valley that encourages outdoor activities like walking and cycling. Follow this 120 kilometre river through beautiful countryside, which includes chalkbanks and a patchwork of ponds and farmland, right to the Somme Bay, where the river joins the Channel.

The coastal area is a truely magical place. Untamed and teeming with wildlife, it is one of the least built-up coastlines of France. 

 

Discover the chalkbanks in the Somme valley!...

A walk along the cliffs for panoramic views...

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...

The Baie d’Authie is home to a host of edible wild plants which are very good for your health.

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

All aboard with the Commandant Charcot!

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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...

Discover the only complete 18th century Cistercian abbey in France. It was around this magnificent Abbey, founded in the 12th century by monks...

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

Frise Mountain

Ride

overview on the valley

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Somme valley

Planet Nautic

Boat trips

Amiens, Ailly-sur-Somme, Lamotte-Brebière

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Amiens balloon

SAINS-EN-AMIENOIS

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

FRISE

Extraordinary natural setting, wonderful views over the Somme valley.

Marquenterre

Les Crocs

Hiking

pine forests and dunes

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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Samaris

well-being

A beautiful spa with a panoramic view on the Somme bay

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