The Bay of Somme: a wild place, a haven of peace in Picardy.

Picardy is considered the home of many famous people, such as Rousseau, La Fontaine or Dumas, and an important crossroads of ancient and contemporary history, and today it presents many aspects.

This region is both bucolic and regal, and it includes many attractions and many activities, but especially many lovely areas and oasis of peace, such as the Bay of Somme, which is considered one of the most beautiful bays in the world, wide and sparkling, with its sand dunes, marshes, gothic buildings and endless fields.

The bay takes its name from the Somme river that runs through it and finishes into the English Channel.

The Somme has a great heritage and historical wealth, such as archeology, prehistory, stone and brick castles, museums and caves. You should visit the natural park of Samara Prehistory , the Jules Verne’s home or the Museum of Picardy.

There are also many activities that can be practiced, such as walking, cycling, canoeing-kayaking, to discover the natural heritage of the Somme.

It also has an oceanic, wet and cool climate and a picarde architecture of an extraordinary beauty which frames the surrounding places, where we find many particular towns, such as Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, or Mers-Les-Bains, where the atmosphere is that of the Belle Epoque.

Château de Fère - Piccardia - Castello

In Picardy, in fact, your stay can be only pleasant and based on relax, such as in La Tour du Roy, which is a hotel of an extraordinary luxury, where many famous personalities stayed, or in the Chateau de Fère, a first class luxury castle, in the countryside, that will make you live the atmosphere of a charming past.

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