Destination guide

The relaxing area of Picardy awaits your stay

Enjoy the cathedral and other features of Picardy. This relaxing city is known for its cafes, dolphin watching and archaeology. If you need more space to accommodate a family holiday or a trip with friends, rental homes often come with separate dining areas and spacious living rooms.


Activities and attractions in Picardy

Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Picardy a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Chateau d'Humieres Golf Club (12.3 mi / 19.9 km)
  • Compiegne Golf Club (15.8 mi / 25.5 km)
  • Chateau de Raray Golf Club (26.8 mi / 43.1 km)
  • Amiens Golf Club (27 mi / 43.4 km)
  • Saint Quentin Mesnil Golf Club (27.7 mi / 44.5 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Picardy

Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Picardy is a great place to get outside. Here are a few of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Compiegne Forest (15.6 mi / 25 km)
  • Parc du Chatellier (25.1 mi / 40.4 km)
  • Champs-Elysees Park (25.9 mi / 41.7 km)
  • Isle Beach (26 mi / 41.8 km)
  • Park d'Isle (26.1 mi / 42 km)
  • Hortillonnages Floating Gardens (28.3 mi / 45.5 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Picardy

The nearest airport is in Paris (BVA-Beauvais), located 33.9 mi (54.5 km) from the city centre. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you could also fly into Paris (CDG-Roissy-Charles de Gaulle), which is 45.4 mi (73.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Nesle Station, Pont-l'Eveque-sur-Oise Station and Curchy-Dreslincourt Station are the main stations in the city. Catch a ride on the metro at Chantilly La Borne-Blanche Station to easily navigate the city.

How many holiday rentals are available around Picardy?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,440 holiday lettings around Picardy. From 185 cottages to 56 villas, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

Can I rent a seaside property in Picardy?

Rising in the morning to beach views and the sound of waves on the shoreline. Isn't this the stuff holiday dreams are made of? HomeAway has 689 beachside holiday homes. Alternatively, you may prefer to try something a little different. HomeAway has plenty of properties to pick from, including:

  • 665 rural holiday accommodation options.
  • 619 beach holiday accommodation options.
  • 470 village holiday accommodation options.

Can I rent a house in Picardy?

Instead of staying in a cookie-cutter, chain hotel room this holiday, you could go for an entire house. You'll feel like a part of the neighbourhood before you know it! There are 929 options currently available on HomeAway. Prices begin at £19 a night. If that doesn't agree with your posse's taste, we've got a number of different self-catering accommodation options to pick from, such as:

  • Apartment: 807 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £20 per night.
  • Hotel: 244 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £27 per night.
  • Bed & breakfast: 219 self-catering accommodation options. Prices start from £22 per night.

Can I stay in Picardy in a large group?

Whether you're heading off on a trip with the extended family or spending a few nights away with your old school friends, it's a whole lot of fun hanging out in a new place together! The best news is that HomeAway has options that'll suit. Why not have a peek at the 197 house holiday rentals listed here? They're the top choice for large groups of travellers. The rental properties that are suitable for large groups in this area include:

  • If yours is a crew of 6, we have 449 rental properties ideal for that size. Spend a night for as little as £22.
  • If you've got 5 in your group, you'll be thrilled to find out that there are 198 rental properties that are suitable. You can book one for as little as £26 per night.
  • Arranging a trip away with a group of 8? We have 197 holiday rentals that will meet your needs. Prices begin at just £27 per night.

You and all your besties will be well catered to when you book your Picardy getaway through us!

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