Picardie

Picardie is located in north-west France, and is now part of Hauts de Seine – Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie, one of the 13 new regions created in January 2016

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Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Nord-Pas-de-Calais is located in northern France and is part of the Hauts de France, one of the 13 new regions created by the territorial reform of 2016

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Heron - Baie de Somme

The Baie de Somme, an exceptional natural reserve and Grand Site de France located in western France, and ranked among the most beautiful bays in the world

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Saint-Valery-sur-Somme - Courtgain

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme, a walled city perched on the cliffs overlooking the mouth of the Canal Maritime de la Somme and an thriving sea and river port

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Croix du Bourg in Crécy-en-Ponthieu

Two memorials were erected in Crécy-en-Ponthieu in order to pay tribute to the thousands of French men who died at the Battle of Crécy on August 26, 1346

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Cross of Bohemia - Battle of Crecy en Ponthieu

The Cross of Bohemia, a memorial to John I of Luxembourg, King of Bohemia, who died at the Battle of Crecy in 1346 while fighting along the king of France

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Site of the Battle of Crecy en Ponthieu

Battle of Crecy, one of the most important military defeats in French history, took place on August 26, 1346 and marked the start of the Hundred Years War

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Abbaye de Valloires - Main courtyard

The Abbaye de Valloires was founded in 1137 by the Count of Ponthieu and bought in 1922 by a charity which turned it into a home for youth and the elderly

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Nolette Chinese Cemetery - cedar

Nolette Chinese Cemetery in Noyelles-sur-Mer contains the graves of 841 Chinese workers employed as labour force by the British authorities during WWI.

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Medieval town of Rue in the Baie de Somme

The medieval Rue by the Bay of Somme, a former pilgrimage known for its Miraculous Crucifix, is today renown for its belfry listed on UNESCO World Heritage

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Napoleon statue in Craonne

The Aisne Tourist Board commissioned the creation of Napoleon statue to commemorate the Battle of Craonne, which took place on March 7, 1814

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