On northern France's Picardie coast, the Somme Bay is an outstanding estuary spread over 7200 hectares. The Somme flows into the English Channel at this point. When the sky meets the earth, the combination creates awe-inspiring landscapes, magical light and captivating colours. The unique panoramas of Somme Bay, which have inspired painters like Degas, and writers such as Victor Hugo and Jules Verne, continue to charm holidaymakers today. All the ingredients for a fabulous weekend in the Somme Bay are already in place: tides, marshes, dunes, sand and pebbles - everything's ready! Outside this idyllic frame, the spectacle of seals and migrating birds completes the picture.
A memorable weekend at the Somme Bay
The Somme Bay is a destination prized by nature-lovers. During a weekend in the Somme Bay, whether as a couple or a family, you'll have plenty of leisure-time to walk the length of the estuary, so choose a beautiful hotel in Somme Bay to give yourself time to explore this nature-rich area. You can also visit the seven villages around the bay, or crown your weekend with some of the other activities that might tempt you: nature tourism, fishing, hiking, cycling, steam train rides and yachting. At day's end, before returning to your Somme Bay hotel, indulge your taste buds with local produce and delicious regional dishes prepared for you by the bay's inhabitants.