The French department of Somme is a fabulous blend of nature, culture, festivals and tourist attractions. Located in the north of France, right by the English Channel, Somme boasts a great biodiversity and a multitude of traditional, protected habitats that give this region all its charm. Hurry, check out the accommodation and pitches proposed at the seaside or near the towns, on 4-star and 5-star campsites that beckon you to visit Somme.
Find the best campsite for you, pool complex included
To enjoy a holiday on the coast of Picardy, book your stay at a campsite by the sea. Discover the seaside towns of the Channel coastline, such as Ault or Le Crotoy in the Somme Bay Regional Nature Park.
Do you enjoy diving into pools and riding on giant water slides? Fancy testing all the aquatic fun features of a vast pool complex ? Then take a stroll across your campsite and spend an afternoon at the pool. Enjoy a dip and the joys of the water, designed for children and adults alike!
Whether you bring your own tent or camper van, or prefer to rent a fully-equipped unit, there’s a solution to suit every preference! Among the campsites in Somme, choose the comfort of whichever mobile home suits you best, or opt for a camping pitch among the trees.
Why opt for a campsite in Somme?
By choosing a holiday in Somme, you’re opting for a real change of scene and discoveries galore! You must not miss the wonderful Bay of Somme, a unique region that’s well-known across the world. This bay is one of the most beautiful on the planet and offers an unbeatable angle on the region’s wealth of fauna and flora.
In the heart of Picardy, observe the cathedral of Amien, a UNESCO Word Heritage feature that was originally built to be the most beautiful of all religious buildings. Next, visit the Samara park to see an exhibition that will take you travelling a long, long way... back in time.
Visit the castle of Rambures, close to the sea. This historical monument is full of surprises, from its military architecture dating back to the Middle Ages to its magnificent gardens! And to delve even further into the past, explore the underground village of Naours, carved out beneath the earth’s surface way back in the 3rd century!
What are the must-dos and must-sees of Somme?
What are the must-dos of your holiday in Somme? Start by visiting the beautiful city of Amien and the animal park, home to over 100 different species, then go to the Hortillonnages, a protected World Heritage site.
Next, enter the house where Jules Verne lived to learn about the life of the famous novelist and his family. Afterwards, you can try some of the specialities of Picardy such as Flamiche (Flemish leek tart) or macaroons from Amien, famous since the 16th century.
Canoeing, rafting, kayaking, anything goes on the River Somme! Embark on a walking, kitesurfing or sandyachting adventure surrounded by the immensity of Somme Bay, or call upon one of the local nature guides who will share with your their passion for this region. With a bit of luck, you’ll come across some wild seals!