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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
Tourism labels
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)
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme15.3 km (21 min)

Things to see and do

The nature outings with a guide at the start of Crotoy.

Guided hikes from the Crotoy (crossing of the bay).

The port.

Tour the educational hut in the swamp of Crotoy.

Meet the artists local painters.

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Jazz Festival mid-May.

Transbaie in June (race across the Bay of Somme).

July 14: National Day: fireworks, ball.

Kermesse with mussels: in July and August.

Chérie FM podium in summer.

Parade Summer (floats).

Town summer festival (music podiums).


Le Crotoy
Le Crotoy
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View Le Crotoy
View Le Crotoy
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Le Crotoy seen from Saint-Valery
Le Crotoy seen from Saint-Valery
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Evening in the Bay
Evening in the Bay
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Crotoy harbor
Crotoy harbor
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Facades Crotoy
Facades Crotoy
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In port
In port
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The Port
The Port
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tourist train
tourist train
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Memories of Crotoy
Memories of Crotoy
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Wednesday 20 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 17°C
Thursday 21 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 21°C
Friday 22 september
Min. 9°C - Max. 18°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

The nature outings with a guide at the start of Crotoy.

Guided tours of the Somme.

The Bird Park Marquenterre.

The house of the Somme and the bird.

The abbey and gardens Valloires.

Boat ride.

The railway of the Somme.

Many marked bike routes.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Bay of Somme walk with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 12 € Le Crotoy
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors4 € to 8 € Cayeux-sur-Mer (4.4 km)
Laser Quest
Sports sensations9 € to 20 € Berck (21 km)
Museum of Glasswork Traditions, from Egypt to nowadays
Arts and Crafts4 € Eu (23 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)


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