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Caix - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

The town is Caix in Picardy, Somme, district and township Montdidier Rosières-en-Santerre. Located in the heart of Santerre, the village has an area of ​​1195 ha is distinguished by its relief and notched cashed. Its altitude is between 53 and 97 meters. Upon arrival at Caix, visitors are struck by the majesty of the tower of the church of Sainte-Croix (sixteenth century) which overlooks all homes. This building is a historical monument since October 16, 1906.

For twenty years the demographic changes recorded some increase: 736 inhabitants in 2013, 706 in 2004, 658 in 1999, 621 in 1990 and 611 in 1982. For information, Caix were administered 719 in 1962 to 722 in 1968 and 650 in 1975.

Serene village young, dynamic Caix has a post office, a bakery, a factory, a nursing home and two discount stores.

Regarding education, youth Caixois primary are welcomed into the three classes of the school and continue their education in college Jules Verne Rosières before going to the schools of Montdidier, Peronne and Amiens.

Caix third municipality in the canton of population, is part of the Community of Municipalities of Santerre.

Geographical information

Latitude49.8167770 (N 49° 49’ 0”)
Longitude2.6464650 (E 2° 38’ 47”)
AltitudeFrom 53m to 97m
Surface area11.95 km²
Population764 inhabitants
Density63 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (19.3 mi, 36 min)
Insee code80162
IntercommunalityCC Terre de Picardie

Nearest cities & towns

Guillaucourt2.1 mi (5 min)
Cayeux-en-Santerre2.4 mi (7 min)
Vrély2.5 mi (10 min)
Harbonnières2.8 mi (7 min)
Rosières-en-Santerre3.2 mi (7 min)
Wiencourt-l'Équipée3.2 mi (9 min)
Le Quesnel3.3 mi (7 min)
Beaucourt-en-Santerre3.5 mi (8 min)
Ignaucourt3.8 mi (11 min)
Vauvillers4.4 mi (12 min)
Bayonvillers4.5 mi (8 min)
Méharicourt5 mi (12 min)
Aubercourt5.2 mi (14 min)
Marcelcave5.2 mi (12 min)

Things to see and do

The Holy Cross Church in the 16th century, classified.

The Notre-Dame de Bon Secours.

Events and festivities

May: Fiesta de la Rue du Val: entertainment fairground and two flea markets. Contact: Tel. : +33 3 22 88 07 30 - +33 3 22 88 29 00.

September: Festival of Caix: entertainment and fairground flea market. Contact: Tel. : +33 3 22 88 29 00 - +33 3 22 88 14 07.


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Holy Cross Church Caix (ranked sixteenth century)
Holy Cross Church Caix (ranked sixteenth century)
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Interior of Holy Cross Church
Interior of Holy Cross Church
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May 8th Place
May 8th Place
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Notre-Dame de Bon Secours
Notre-Dame de Bon Secours
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Holy Cross Church Caix
Holy Cross Church Caix
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Friday 16 june
Min. 11°C - Max. 22°C
Saturday 17 june
Min. 12°C - Max. 24°C
Sunday 18 june
Min. 13°C - Max. 27°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Cruise on the Somme canal
Nature and the great outdoors2000 € to 6000 € Corbie (8.5 mi)
Carriage or horse ride along the country roads
Nature and the great outdoors25 € Trefcon (20 mi)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Blangy-Tronville (10.8 mi)
Somme towpath
Village visitEasy1h00Blangy-Tronville (10.8 mi)
Tribune of British Officers
HikeEasy3h00Dernancourt (10.9 mi)
From Vésigneux to Folleville
HikeEasy2h00Paillart (17.1 mi)
Trail of the Mountain (Thièvres)
HikeEasy2h35Thièvres (23 mi)


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