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Le Crotoy

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Le Crotoy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Le Crotoy is located in the heart of the Somme and enjoys an exceptional natural setting, is a favorite spot for nature lovers who can observe the seal colony on hikes. The history is very rich and Crotoy marked by the passage of many famous figures such as Jules Verne, Jeanne d'Arc, Toulouse Lautrec ... Weekends on the port, the fish traders settled and sell fresh fish caught by trawlers crotellois.

Geographical information

MunicipalityLe Crotoy
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Latitude50.2147280 (N 50° 12’ 53”)
Longitude1.6261520 (E 1° 37’ 34”)
AltitudeFrom 2m to 14m
Surface area16.32 km²
Population2167 inhabitants
Density132 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (80 km, 58 min)
Insee code80228
IntercommunalityCC Authie-Maye

Nearest cities & towns

Favières4.8 km (9 min)
Rue7.7 km (11 min)
Noyelles-sur-Mer8.8 km (12 min)
Ponthoile10 km (13 min)
Arry11.5 km (14 min)
Forest-Montiers12.1 km (12 min)
Vercourt12.9 km (17 min)
Quend13.5 km (15 min)
Saint-Quentin-en-Tourmont13.6 km (17 min)
Villers-sur-Authie14.1 km (19 min)
Port-le-Grand14.5 km (16 min)
Bernay-en-Ponthieu14.6 km (16 min)
Nouvion15.1 km (17 min)
Regnière-Écluse15.1 km (17 min)

Things to see and do

Guided hikes at the start of Crotoy (crossing of the bay).


Visit the hut in the swamp of teaching Crotoy.

Meetings with local artists.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Jazz Festival in mid-May

Transbaie June (race across the Bay of Somme).

July 14: National Day: fireworks, ball.

Fair mussels: in July and August.

Podium Cherie FM in summer.

Summer Parade (decorated floats).

City celebrates summer (musical podiums).


Le Crotoy
Le Crotoy
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View Le Crotoy
View Le Crotoy
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Le Crotoy saw Saint-Valery
Le Crotoy saw Saint-Valery
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At night in the bay
At night in the bay
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The Port
The Port
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In Port
In Port
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Port of Crotoy
Port of Crotoy
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Facade Crotoy
Facade Crotoy
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Tourist Train
Tourist Train
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Memories of Crotoy
Memories of Crotoy
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Guided tours of the Somme.

The bird park Marquenterre.

The house of the Somme and the bird.

Abbey and Gardens Valloires.

Boat trip.

The railway of the Somme.

Many marked cycling routes.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Ride in the Somme Bay with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 12 € Le Crotoy
Walk to discover the Somme
Nature and the great outdoors3 € to 6 € Cayeux-sur-Mer (4.4 km)
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors4 € to 8 € Le Crotoy
Laser Quest
Sports sensations9 € to 20 € Berck (21 km)
Tour of Rambures Castle and its remarkable garden
Culture and education8 € Rambures (31 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The River Canche
HikeEasy2h30Montreuil (29 km)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (32 km)
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (37 km)
Epitaph Walk
HikeEasy2h00Widehem (41 km)
The Mont Saint Frieux Dunes
HikeEasy3h00Dannes (42 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals