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Tilloloy - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Tilloloy was close to the Roman road Bavay (59) - Beauvais (60). There was the common stand of various earlier places at that time. The village is from a castle built a little away from the road. His lord was from François 1er a very important lord in the kingdom.

In modern times, it is always located on major thoroughfares : A1 ( Paris- Lille) and TGV Paris- London.

Its position south of Santerre plateau, with significant wood ( 1/3 of its surface ) made ​​it a position of resistance during the fighting two world wars. From October 1914 to March 1917, German and French divided its territory. Cendrars who came there "holiday "... in 1915 there is the "Main cut " and the prologue to " The man struck by lightning."

Geographical information

Latitude49.6444580 (N 49° 38’ 40”)
Longitude2.7466879 (E 2° 44’ 48”)
AltitudeFrom 87m to 109m
Surface area6.37 km²
Population356 inhabitants
Density55 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureAmiens (72 km, 56 min)
Insee code80759
IntercommunalityCC du Grand Roye

Nearest cities & towns

Beuvraignes2.2 km (5 min)
Dancourt-Popincourt3 km (6 min)
Bus-la-Mésière3.3 km (8 min)
Laucourt4.1 km (7 min)
Crapeaumesnil4.9 km (9 min)
Grivillers5 km (8 min)
Armancourt5.3 km (9 min)
Conchy-les-Pots5.8 km (7 min)
Amy6.4 km (12 min)
Saint-Mard6.8 km (9 min)
Marquivillers6.9 km (11 min)
Boulogne-la-Grasse6.9 km (9 min)
Roye7.3 km (10 min)
L'Échelle-Saint-Aurin7.6 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

The town, although heavily destroyed in World War II, has a unique set of monuments :

The Church of Our Lady of Loreto, built in the 16th century brick and stone in a " Gothic " style. Historical Monument on 1 inventory in 1840, it was restored in the 1930s destroyed His windows were a creation of Jacques Gruber, glass master of the school of Nancy. Damaged during the fighting in 1940, today they are restored except the two windows of the south transept.

The castle, Louis XIII style, built in the seventeenth century, was the place of residence of Louis 14th when traveling in Flanders. With common, lawns, moat, the remains of its French gardens and long wooded Avenue, it forms a beautiful setting which Madame de Sevigne said it was a "royal domain".

The scars of World War II by artillery observatory concrete, batteries locations and traces of the trenches in the woods.

Its quiet wooded paths, numerous attractions make it an ideal place for walks.

Places of interest


Events and festivities

Every year on May 1 is celebrated the feast Muguet that grows abundantly in the castle grounds.


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Fontaine offered by the NSDAR with water supply in 1921
Fontaine offered by the NSDAR with water supply in 1921
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Hospice in 1916
Hospice in 1916
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Friday 22 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 19°C
Saturday 23 september
Min. 7°C - Max. 21°C
Sunday 24 september
Min. 10°C - Max. 23°C

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Hire a licence-free live-in boat on the Somme
Nature and the great outdoors1352 € to 1491 € Cappy (32 km)
Maiden parachute jump
Sports sensations260 € Estrées-Mons (33 km)
Cruise on the Somme canal
Nature and the great outdoors400 € to 5000 € Corbie (34 km)
Horse-drawn carriage rides on country roads
Nature and the great outdoors25 € Trefcon (35 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
From Vésigneux to Folleville
HikeEasy2h00Paillart (29 km)
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Blangy-Tronville (35 km)
Somme towpath
Village visitEasy1h00Blangy-Tronville (35 km)
Tribune of British Officers
HikeEasy3h00Dernancourt (38 km)


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