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Abbeville town centre

Abbeville in Northern France

Abbeville a town in Picardy



Places to see and stay in Abbeville photos and guide to the town

Abbeville is a French town in the Picardy region where the Somme river becomes a canal.

The town was a very attractive place with wooden framed buildings.

In May 1940 a German air raid destroyed a lot of the town.

The church of Eglise St-Vulfran with its Gothic front well worth a visit. The door panels were carved in the 16th century.

A shop in Abbeville

Abbeville France picture

The church of Eglise St-Vulfran

Abbeville church Eglise St- vulfran picture

Photo of the convent Damaged in the war

Abbeville convent picture


The town has a good shopping area there were a lot of road works at the time we visited.Which made parking your car difficult that will have improved now.There are plenty of restaurants and hotels . A guide to places to eat and prices

Abbeville

Abbeville centre picture


Update

It is as been a while since or last visit to the town.So as we were in the area it was time to have another look round.The town has got a lot busier there was more traffic everywhere.We managed to park but it started raining hard before we could get far.So it was back to the car and drive round to McDonalds for a coffee and free WiFi and check the emails and twitter.

We usually stay in a Gite rental when visiting France.It is nice to come home after a day touring the countryside. You can enjoy a home cooked meal and a glass of wine on the patio. The gite in the Photo is in the village of Toeufles not far from Abbeville

Abbeville gite rental

This large detached house has a spacious living and dining room which opens out onto the pretty garden and the surrounding fields.

The country location of this property makes it a great holiday base for relaxing as well as enjoying the splendid walks and cycle paths.

Table tennis, table football and darts are available at the property.

To book this cottage

One of the many hotel in Abbeville

hotel in Abbeville

The Ibis Abbeville Hotel is 2km from the city centre.

The Hotel has 65 rooms,private parking and a terrace area.

There is a restaurant close by. The Baie de Somme area, is popular with tourist.

The MARQUENTERRE ORNITHOLOGICAL park is located 20 mins from the hotel.

Hotel Ibis

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A local Map of the area

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