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From the Opal Coast to the Picardy Coast, discover the cultural heritage ...
Montreuil sur Mer - visit bay of sum - villa marie

Montreuil / mer (15 minutes away)

Overlooking the valley of the Canche, the fortified town of Montreuil-sur-Mer leads to strolling through its small cobbled streets which inspired Victor Hugo. Every summer, the city pays homage to the author by offering a Sound and Light show in the exceptional setting of the citadel. 300 inhabitants of Montreuil / Mer who volunteer to perform


at the foot of the ramparts! Montreuil / Mer is also famous for its good restaurants. More info with

Visitor Center

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The Abbey of Valloires; and its magnificent gardens (20mn)

It was founded in the 12th century, in 1137 in Argoules, by the Cistercians and rebuilt in the 18th century. Its gardens were designed by the landscape designer Gilles Clément.

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Etaples sur Mer (20 minutes away)

Etaples / Mer is a famous fishing port. On the way to Le Touquet, stop at the port to appreciate the diversity of the fishmongers' stalls.For the more curious, it is possible to go at sea for 12 hours with 2 experienced fishermen from April to September at aboard the boat "Ville d'Etaples". Also visit the Maréïs center which will immerse you in the fascinating world of fishermen.

Saint-Valéry sur Somme (35 minutes)

Medieval city which welcomed Joan of Arc, Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme offers many points of interest: - Its port and its lower town, which allow you to enjoy a magnificent view of the bay, - Its medieval town, with the Saint-Martin church and its checkered walls which alternate stone and cut flint, -The upper town and its abbey, one of the oldest in Picardy. To find out more about Saint-Valéry-sur-Somme, see the city site.
The caves of Samara - visit bay of Somme - villa marie

Near Amiens (1 hour away) - The caves of Samara

An archaeosite with exhibits that retrace the evolution of man and his environment over 600,000 years. Discover prehistory through fun and educational workshops ... Learn to make a fire, cut pebbles, make baskets, use the tools of the time ...

Boulogne-sur-Mer (35 minutes)

France's leading fishing port, Boulogne-sur-mer is nonetheless a town of Art and History. Two thousand years old, the history of Boulogne-sur-Mer is populated by historical figures, such as Napoleon I, who had chosen it as a base to prepare for the invasion of England. The castle and its fortifications as well as the belfry and the town hall are obligatory places to visit, and if the weather is not the party, you can always visit the National Sea Center.Nausicaa,one of the largest aquariums in Europe Skip the wait at the entrance and buy your ticket online