01 July 2021

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The Visits

La Baie de Somme

For lovers of nature, history and architecture, here are the visits not to be missed:

The Marquenterre Ornithological Park: Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont

In the heart of the Baie de Somme nature reserve, the Parc du Marquenterre is a must-see place to admire the fauna and flora of the Bay.

The Abbey and Gardens of Valloires : Argoules

The abbey was rebuilt in the 18th century and the gardens were created by Gilles Clément. This must-see site covers 8 hectares. It contains a unique collection of 5000 species and varieties of plants.

The Somme Bay Railway: Le Crotoy, St Valery s / Somme, Cayeux s / mer

One of the emblems of the Bay of the Somme, you will discover the bay on board a tortillard from the beginning of the 20th century pulled by valiant steam locomotives.

The House of the Bay of the Somme and the Bird: Lanchères

Discovery of the fauna and flora of the Baie de Somme, more than 200 species of birds from the Baie de Somme or the Parc du Marquenterre are represented. Birds of prey show in free flight every day.

Saint Valery sur Somme

In the south of the Bay of the Somme, opposite Le Crotoy, the medieval town of Saint Valéry sur Somme is very old and directly linked to its geographical situation. Its sheltered location in the heart of the Somme estuary and the presence of the dead cliffs have made this town an ideal place for human occupation.