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The Val de Somme is a paradise for hikers. Whether on foot, bike or horseback, and whatever your level, let us guide you through the beautiful scenery and the proposed circuits.

Leisure and Nature in Val de Somme

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Unwinding in a countryside setting also means taking time for a walk in the open air. And there’s no shortage of opportunities for that in Val de Somme. With breath-taking landscapes, protected biodiversity, and specially created paths, the region is an ideal destination for walkers.

But there are many other opportunities for walking which you can discover in two ways:

To prepare for your hike in the Val de Somme

  • Walks and walking circuit” wallets are on sale at Val de Somme Tourist Office
  • contact the Rencontres à Corbie association on 06 21 97 25 91
  • contact the Corbie Nordic walking club on 06 10 48 91 81
  • contact Corbie’s hiking association on 06 10 53 79 97

You can also download hiking trails devised just for you by Somme Tourisme (in French)

Also worth exploring…

  • The chaussure de vert, 8 km, 2hr 30

The circuit takes its name naturally from the outline in the shape of a shoe.

This route passes through different landscapes: woods, pastures, grassland and rivers all, situated in a nature conservation area.

Start: rue du Pauchelet to La Neuville-Corbie.
Finish: La Neuville-Corbie church

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On a bike, you will have the impression that the region was made for you. Whether taking a short ride or a long round trip, trying out a new sport or on a cultural outing, with or without children, you are bound to find a route suitable for you!

“Les 3 Vallées” cycle route

For the brave, there is a 2hr 30 min circuit (42 km) which sets off from the square in Corbie and takes you through the Somme, Ancre and Hallue Valleys.

You can also follow a shorter but more difficult circuit (34 km, 2hr).

For others, the Vallée de Somme Veloroute will satisfy all your requirements for a cycle trip. As you travel along the Somme River from east to west, there are numerous options for stops and visits.

Finally, Veloroute n°32 de la Mémoire will take you to Amiens or Arras as you discover the major First World War sites of our region.

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By Horse

Whether in a carriage or on horseback, you will always find an original way of exploring the natural riches of Val de Somme.

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Whether you are alone or with the family, the Calypso aquatic centre is the perfect place to relax.

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Fishing in Val de Somme

Whether you are alone or with the family, the Calypso aquatic centre is the perfect place to relax. Here you will find a sports pool where you can swim with complete peace of mind, and fun facilities such as a counter-current pool and a four lane waterslide. The sauna, the bubble plates and massage showers all offer great opportunities to relax.

Ponds of Fouilloy
Whitefish, predator, carp and trout fishing
Tel. 03 22 48 00 12

Ponds of Hamelet
Whitefish and predator fishing, carp fishing night and day
Tel. 06 28 36 72 26

Ponds of Heilly
Carp fishing night, preadator fishing and fishing with lures

Fishing site of Ribemont-sur-Ancre
Whitefish and predator fishing, carp fishing night and day
Tel. 03 22 40 61 65

Fédération de pêche de la Somme
Tel. 03 22 70 28 10

Buy you fishing permit

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This lock keeper’s house, which was renovated by the Departmental Council of the Somme and is managed by the Arts and Découverte Association, is part of the “Maisons de la Vallée” network.

Set on the banks of the River Somme and the Vallée de Somme veloroute, it is the perfect place to stop off during your cycling trip or walk.

Vincent and Arnaud offer light meals (picnic basket), a grocery store with local produce, market garden produce, exhibitions, concerts and activities for everyone. For the very young: Creative workshops on games from the Picardy area and grand treasure hunt with Armel Baba: For the older ones: Drawing and watercolour workshops, music sessions and exhibitions by local artists and photographers.

For hire:

  • Canoes and kayaks (in partnership with the Rivery Kayak club)
  • Electric boats for short and long trips with friends, partners or family.
  • Irish caravan
  • Open from Wednesday to Sunday between 10 am and 8 pm

Access & contact

Rue de l'écluse - 80450 LAMOTTE-BREBIÈRE
Tel. : 03 22 72 71 60 - 06 04 51 76 94


From Wednesday to Sunday, 10h to 20h