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Ault

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Ault - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme
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The town of Ault (ch'bourqu'éd'Eut, Picard) has an exceptional location. The edge of the cliffs of Normandy Alabaster Coast, with its protected valleuse Bois de Cise, true green setting overlooking the Channel, it is Onival, with its sandy beach at low tide that began with the Coast 'Opal, the Hâble of Ault and, indeed, the former Baie de Somme.

Ault The story is that of the constant struggle of man against the elements. Forced to retreat from the devastating floods of centuries, sailors became blacksmiths, fishermen became metalworkers or dealers. Ault today, yours has the wealth of its landscape. Tourism activity has the privilege of not being "relocated". Therefore everything must be done to revive and revitalize the site. The municipality, the tourist office, artisans and merchants, associations are working on.

Exceptionally located between Normandy and Picardy, between land and sea between the cliffs of Little Caux and majestic Baie de Somme, Ault - Onival - the Bois de Cise offer travelers keen to preserve the natural vastness of the sky Picard.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAult
Postcode80460
Tourism label
Latitude50.1015570 (N 50° 6’ 6”)
Longitude1.4473910 (E 1° 26’ 51”)
Surface area5.99 km²
Population1693 inhabitants
Density282 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (83 km, 1h09)
Insee code80039
IntercommunalityCC Bresle Maritime
DepartmentSomme
RegionPicardy

Nearest cities & towns

Friaucourt2.5 km (5 min)
Allenay3.6 km (6 min)
Saint-Quentin-la-Motte-Croix-au-Bailly4.9 km (8 min)
Béthencourt-sur-Mer5.4 km (9 min)
Tully6.6 km (12 min)
Woignarue6.8 km (8 min)
Bourseville6.9 km (11 min)
Yzengremer7.6 km (12 min)
Eu8.2 km (11 min)
Méneslies8.4 km (13 min)
Brutelles8.4 km (9 min)
Woincourt8.5 km (13 min)
Mers-les-Bains9 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

With several rare buildings: the church belfry church, the chapels Onival and St. Edith in the Bois de Cise, the magnificent library "Paul Eluard" villas "sea bathing" of the Belle Epoque, the lighthouse, the site Mou Ault is not destitute of heritage value should be preserved and promoted.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments

Photos

Ault to the beach Onival
Ault to the beach Onival
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A balcony overlooking the sea
A balcony overlooking the sea
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Weather

Monday 30 march
Min. 7°C - Max. 11°C
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Tuesday 31 march
Min. 8°C - Max. 10°C
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Wednesday 1 april
Min. 7°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Laser Quest
Sports sensations9 € to 20 € Berck (35 km)
Tour and tasting at an organic cider cellar
Local flavours350 € Neufchâtel-en-Bray (41 km)
Amusement park Laby Park
Nature and the great outdoors990 € Saint-Josse (46 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (35 km)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (39 km)
The River Canche
HikeEasy2h30Montreuil (46 km)
Visit to Folie Forest
Village visitEasy1h00Lammerville (48 km)
The Mont Saint Frieux Dunes
HikeEasy3h00Dannes (56 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels