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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Ault - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

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

Latitude50.1015570 (N 50° 6’ 6”)
Longitude1.4473910 (E 1° 26’ 51”)
Surface area5.99 km²
Population1541 inhabitants
Density257 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (52 mi, 1h09)
Insee code80039
IntercommunalityCC des Villes Soeurs

Nearest cities & towns

Friaucourt1.6 mi (5 min)
Allenay2.2 mi (6 min)
Saint-Quentin-la-Motte-Croix-au-Bailly3 mi (8 min)
Béthencourt-sur-Mer3.4 mi (9 min)
Tully4.1 mi (12 min)
Woignarue4.2 mi (8 min)
Bourseville4.3 mi (11 min)
Yzengremer4.7 mi (12 min)
Eu5.1 mi (11 min)
Méneslies5.2 mi (13 min)
Brutelles5.2 mi (9 min)
Woincourt5.3 mi (13 min)
Mers-les-Bains5.6 mi (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

Events and festivities

[Confirmed Animation]|Reading at the Beach
[Confirmed Animation]|Guided tour|Birds singing in the Bois
[Confirmed Animation]|Output Type: Trip to Cliffs
[Confirmed Animation]|Play Track|Mysteries of the Bois de Cise
[Confirmed Animation]|Ault in Music!
[Confirmed Animation]|Jumble and Flea
[Confirmed Animation]|Guided tour|Nature Walk in the Bois de Cise
[Confirmed Animation]|Play Track|Mysteries of the Bois de Cise
[Confirmed Animation] Exhibition|David Grisard
[Confirmed Animation]|Guided tour|Birds singing in the Bois


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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Tuesday 7 july
Min. 13°C - Max. 19°C
Wednesday 8 july
Min. 14°C - Max. 18°C
Thursday 9 july
Min. 16°C - Max. 23°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cliff hike with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 12 € Ault
Sea boat ride on the Étoile Filante
Entertainment11 € Le Tréport (4.4 mi)
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 12 € Cayeux-sur-Mer (9.3 mi)
Seal observation of the Somme
Nature and the great outdoors6 € to 14 € Cayeux-sur-Mer (9.4 mi)
All-terrain electric scooter in the Bay of Somme
Sports sensations45 € to 105 € Cayeux-sur-Mer (9.5 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (22 mi)
Escapade: Bray Culture!
Car itineraryEasy45 minMesnières-en-Bray (24 mi)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (24 mi)
The path of Saâne
HikeIntermediate3h05Quiberville (27 mi)
Dune trail
HikeEasy3h30Cucq (27 mi)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals



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A restaurant
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