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Remembrance sites

Lochnagar Crater

OVILLERS-LA-BOISSELLE

This spectacular blast hole, 91 metres across and 21 metres deep, is what remains of a series of explosions which took place on 1st July 1916. They marked the beginning of the Battle of the Somme for British troops.

Parks and Gardens

Jardin floral du Château de Digeon

MORVILLERS-SAINT-SATURNIN

Lidwine and Bruno welcome you to the lovely private garden which they have been lovingly restoring and redesigning since 1987 - pastureland converted into a shady flower park, gorgeous rose garden where you'll love to linger, remarkable French vegetable garden (with perfectly straight lines!). Well

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Museums and places of interest

Maison de la Baie de Somme

LANCHERES

The Maison de la Baie de Somme was opened to the public in July 1984. It was built on the site of an old farm, the "ferme du Petit Teratu". Today it is a visitor centre where you can increase your knowledge and understanding of the Baie.

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Parc zoologique d'Amiens Métropole

AMIENS

Amiens zoo extends over 7 hectares and is home to 320 representatives of 79 different species from all the world!
01 April 2017 to 30 September 2017

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Cathedrals, churches and abbeys

Basilique Notre-Dame de Brebières

ALBERT

The Basilica is a colourful treasure, standing tall over Albert in the 'Pays des Coquelicots' (Land of the Poppies). It is a surprising mix of Byzantine, medieval Spanish and Italian Renaissance. After your tour, you can climb to the top of the bell tower and enjoy a magical view of the town and the

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Cathedrals, churches and abbeys

Abbaye royale de Saint Riquier

SAINT-RIQUIER

Dating from the 8th century, the abbey buildings now house a 'Centre Culturel de Rencontre' plus beautiful temporary exhibitions and an annual music festival.
08 August 2017 to 31 December 2017

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Planet Nautic, location de bateaux électriques à Amiens

AMIENS

Try exploring Amiens in a rather different way - aboard an electric boat hired from Planet Nautic!
01 April 2017 to 31 October 2017

Boat ride

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Town visits

Cité médiévale de Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

SAINT-VALERY-SUR-SOMME

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is an enchanting medieval town, a haven of peace and quiet where you can stroll along narrow, cobbled streets winding around the church (with 2 naves!) and leading to a little secret garden. Great historical interest combined with a superb view over the Baie from the ramparts!

Cathedrals, churches and abbeys

Abbaye de Valloires

ARGOULES

The only complete 18th century Cistercian abbey in France. Be sure to visit this gem of Baroque art, an outstanding site, combining monastic simplicity with the world of rococo: the organ case, hanging angels, high altar, drawing rooms with rocaille woodwork will all surprise you.
11 March 2017 to 12 November 2017

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Museums and places of interest

Maison de Jules Verne

AMIENS

The house where Jules Verne lived from 1882 to 1900 today combines imaginary elements with the daily life of the famous writer. From the winter garden to the attic, you can immerse yourself in the authentic atmosphere of a 19th century town house with its period furniture.
15 April 2017 to 14 October 2017

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