Amiens & surroundings - Somme (north of France)
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Amiens Histoires
©Philippe Guillaume

Amiens and other tales

Discover the cultural heritage

Your escapade will be cultural and festive: Cathedral, archaeology, underground city, abbey,... are on the program!

They say the river Somme is the backbone of the department, crossing it from east to west.

Amiens cathédrale insolite, Somme©Sommetourisme-JL

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Unusual tours

The lightest and brightest of them all !

chroma spectacle cathédrale Amiens, Somme©Laurent Rousselin

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Amiens by night

Places to party !

"Gâteau battu" is one of our traditional dishes, intimately linked to our culinary and gastronomic history.

With its enormous round towers, machicolations and path round the battlements, this castle is a superb example of 15th century military...

This large Prehistoric park covers 600,000 years of the history of mankind.

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The abbey of Saint-Riquier, founded in 625, has housed a 'Centre Culturel de Rencontre' devoted to writing and books


A leap back in time to the fascinating world of the 19th century

For the last 20 years, from 25th November to 30th December, Amiens' town centre is completely transformed into a winter wonderland!

Picardy was a pioneer of Gothic architecture, a land of cathedral master-builders

With its 300 hectares of water gardens, Amiens is known as the "Venice of the North".

Zoo Amiens Métropole ©Agence Iminance

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Amiens Zoo

Explore, marvel, escape and meet ...

Nicknamed the "Petit Louvre", it had been fully closed since 2017. It reopened on March 1, 2020 and welcomed more than 6,000 people in one week.

We are happy to inform you that Amiens welcomes your pets.

We believe...


Flea Market

2000 exhibitors, 80 000 visitors

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Nature and Archeology

600 000 years of the history of Man

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Le Prieuré


You'll like: this charming little family hotel nestling below the cathedral, small interior courtyard ideal for an al...

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Club Nautique de Rivery


Canoe/kayak hire or guided trips in the Hortillonnages (marsh gardens) and Avre valley.
Non communiqué

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La Coupole


You will appreciate : The Parisian brasserie ambience, the unique theatrical setting (the restaurant is adjacent to the...

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Beffroi d'Amiens


Belfries were symbols of civic freedom in many towns of northern France and Belgium. The belfry at Amiens is one such and therefore became a UNESCO World Heritage site in 2005.


Valloires Abbey

Complete cistercian abbey

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Hortillonnages, Amiens

Festival international de jardins

2h30 de balade en barque

From island to island, the works of artists and landscapers!

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