Paris, the national capital, is 50 miles (80 kilometers) to the southeast of Gournay-en-Bray.
Try not to limit yourself to Gournay-en-Bray, because the wider region has been blessed with a treasure trove cultural and scenic attractions waiting to be explored. Gisors, is 14 miles (23 kilometers) to the north. Here you can experience the Saint Gervais and Saint Protais Cathedral and Chateau de Gisors.
If you're staying in Gournay-en-Bray, spend a few hours exploring Amiens. Approximately 40 miles (64 kilometers) to the northeast, this regional transport and shopping hub is where you can find Hortillonnages Floating Gardens, Samara and Jules Verne House. Amiens Cathedral, Zenith Amiens and Musee de l'Hotel de Berny are a number of other interesting attractions worth investigating for those who have time left.
Faith is a fascinating facet of every place's make-up, so be sure spend a little time in the area's many cathedrals and other sites of religious significance. Sample a little local culture under the bright blue sky at Normandy's open-air markets.
Special interest tours are a great way to discover places only locals know. So consider signing up for one of the culinary tours.
At the end of your holiday in Gournay-en-Bray, pack up your camera and mementos, spend your last of your euros, and bid a fond Au revoir / À bientôt (farewell) to this special place.