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Cathedrals, churches and abbeys

Collégiale Saint Vulfran

ABBEVILLE

Saint Vulfran collegiate church is a masterpiece of Picardy flamboyant Gothic architecture. Its remarkable façade flanked by 2 towers (with look-out posts) and its nave (in wood like the hull of a ship) remind us that Abbeville was a major sea port in the Middle Ages. Don't miss the altarpieces, ove
01 April 2019 to 30 September 2019

Town visits

Quartier Saint-Leu d'Amiens

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

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Espace Equestre Henson-Marquenterre

SAINT-QUENTIN-EN-TOURMONT

Explore the hidden face of the dunes when you ride around Le Marquenterre reserve on a Henson horse - one thousand hectares of sand dunes and pine trees. Your guide, who knows the site like the back of his hand, can tell you all about its history, flora and fauna. Wonderful panoramic views of the Ba
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019

Outings on horseback, On horseback

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Remembrance sites

Mémorial Australien de Le Hamel

LE HAMEL

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.
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019

Castles

Château Fort de Rambures

RAMBURES

Listed as an historical monument in 1840, this remarkable example of 15th century military architecture is a powerful fortress with enormous round towers, machicolations and 'chemin de ronde' (high level path round battlements). Take a guided tour of this stronghold, converted in the 18th century in
01 April 2019 to 13 July 2019

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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.
01 April 2019 to 30 September 2019

French

La Canoterie

SAINT-VALERY-SUR-SOMME

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 2019 to 31 December 2019

Canoeing and kayaking, Pirogue, Nature walk

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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
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019

jardin remarquable

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Remembrance sites

Mémorial de Thiepval de la CWGC

THIEPVAL

This truly imposing memorial, designed by the architect Sir Edwin Lutyens, bears the names of the more than 72,000 British and South African soldiers who have no known grave. In front of the memorial is a cemetery where 300 French soldiers and 300 Commonwealth soldiers are buried.
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019

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
01 January 2019 to 31 December 2019

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