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La Canoterie


Canoe trips on the river Somme with pitched tents, sea kayaking in the Baie - check out what's on offer from Mary & Family. Short breaks, weekends with friends - this agency specialises in outdoor "nature" holidays. Why not give it a try?
01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

Canoeing and kayaking, Pirogue, Nature walk


Archaeology, cave

Cité souterraine de Naours


The underground 'town' at Naours has lasted for centuries and you can now discover its history and secrets. It is an immense maze of passages dug out of the limestone of the Picardy plateau (33 metres below ground!). This extremely well organised underground refuge is one of the largest in northern
01 November 2018 to 30 November 2018

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Parks and Gardens

Jardin floral du château de digeon


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
01 January 2018 to 31 December 2018

jardin remarquable


Cathedrals, churches and abbeys

Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens


It is THE treasure of Amiens and a UNESCO World Heritage site - not to be missed! This impressive feat of (contemporary) technology was built between 1220 and 1288. It is one of the largest Gothic buildings ever constructed in the world. Notre-Dame de Paris could fit twice inside it (!)
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019



Planet nautic, location de bateaux électriques à amiens


Try exploring Amiens in a rather different way - aboard an electric boat hired from Planet Nautic!
01 April 2018 to 31 October 2020

Boat ride


Town visits

Quartier Saint-Leu d'Amiens


It's THE place to go for Amiens night life but that's not all. In the daytime you can stroll along the banks of the Somme, through narrow cobbled streets and enjoy seeing the smart and colourful little houses. Stop off at a café terrace to admire the Cathedral, have dinner in a riverside restaurant.
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019


Cathedrals, churches and abbeys

Abbaye royale de Saint Riquier Baie de Somme


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 2018 to 31 December 2018

Remembrance sites

Mémorial Australien


This memorial commemorates the part the Australian Corps played in the decisive battle of 4th July 1918. General Monash, an Australian, led Australian and American troops to victory in just 93 minutes! On-site you can see a reconstructed example of a German trench.

Zoo d'amiens


Amiens zoo extends over 7 hectares and is home to 320 representatives of 79 different species from all the world!
01 October 2018 to 15 November 2018


Archaeology, cave



At Samara (15 km from Amiens) you can immerse yourself in history, in the footsteps of our ancestors, from the discovery/control of fire to the Gallo-Roman period. 600,000 years of the history of mankind retold in a vibrant, lifelike way. Lots of fun workshops for children. Possible to have lunch on

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