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A lovely fishing town with old ramparts and Artisan shops

Saint Valery sur Somme is a hidden gem. Popular with French and Belgian tourists but yet to be... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
Voyage803067
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Kent, UK
Lovely scenic town with views across the Estuary

This is one of our very favourite places and we always like to visit when in the area. We like to... read more

Reviewed 9 September 2018
minimar123
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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 October 2018

Saint Valery sur Somme is a hidden gem. Popular with French and Belgian tourists but yet to be influenced by the English cross-channel day tripper.Which is a shame! This place is gorgeous, small lanes of pretty colourful fishermen's homes and cobbled streets, fantastic seafood restaurants,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 9 September 2018

This is one of our very favourite places and we always like to visit when in the area. We like to stay at the Guillaume but this time could not book when we wanted so stayed elsewhere but we did make our regular visit. We...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Wonderful cottage excellant location 1 min from somme...location good for travellibg ie Treport..Amiens.etc good village plenty to fo with own beach and bar...lots of walks to do ....

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 22 August 2018

The town is basically one long street. But is studded with interesting shopping finds-speciality confectioners etc. The old town is at one end,the steam railway and modern shops at the other. It takes about 30 minutes walking between the 2. Lunch hours are long and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Beautiful coastal town with promenade, ancient town and steam railway. Well worth diverting off your planned route to visit.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 6 October 2017 via mobile

We first came here to visit the local vet to have our dog ready to back to UK. It is one of the few vets who don't need an appointment. We stay at "Le Walric" and walk into town. As you do so you rapidly...More

Date of experience: October 2017
1  Thank llo1846
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The historic part of this seaside town is surprisingly big. the streets are lined with old buildings and the castel and a few houses have been turned into hotels/B&B's. There are information boards dotted around the area given information in both French and English. There...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Engee1
Reviewed 5 August 2017

This site is well worth a visit even if it means navigating narrow streets to get to it. Parked by a wall, looked over to find an extremely long drop, could be dangerous with children. The church has some amazing stained glass windows and some...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank achan34
Reviewed 2 August 2017

We decided to visit St Valery, having read about it in one of our guidebooks. We got there early and found parking relatively easily. I would think that later in the day and at weekends it might be more difficult to park. The railway which...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Paul W
Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

Obviously a very attractive tourist place. The shopping on the way, the multiplication of places and the contrast of the medieval and the modern is great. The views over the bay from the ramparts is brilliant.

Date of experience: July 2017
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