Paris, French's capital, is 85 miles (137 kilometers) south of Fontaine-sur-Somme.
See firsthand why Picardy is so universally-loved by tourists, by taking a road trip to see the many natural and man-made attractions in the vicinity of Fontaine-sur-Somme. Journey 7 miles (11 kilometers) southeast to Abbeville, where you can check out the Boucher de Perthes Museum and Saint-Vulfran Cathedral.
Grab some transportation and head out to Amiens, a shopping and transport center for the region, approximately 18 miles (29 kilometers) from Fontaine-sur-Somme. The city has plenty of tourist attractions, for example Amiens Cathedral, Musee de l'Hotel de Berny and Hortillonnages Floating Gardens. Samara, Jules Verne House and Zenith Amiens are just a few of the many other interesting attractions that await.
Discover the region's rich cultural tapestry at Picardy's history museums.
For those leading a fast-paced life, the ideal vacation is often all about finding good places to relax. When it's time to unwind, follow the lead of the locals and try bird watching or cycling.
Food is an important part of any place and an excellent way to understand somewhere. Don't end your stay in the area without sampling flamique a porions (leek tart) and also tart au maroilles (cheese tart).
At the end of your vacation, say a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to the people you've met and the places you've spent time.