The Historial is an internationally recognised museum dedicated to the historical, sociological and ethnological aspects of the First World War. It depicts daily life during the war using accounts from those who lived through it.
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
In a leafy setting near the sea come and see this wonderful collection of donkeys. You can pet the farm animals and tour the hatching room! Expo péda, nature walk or longer trek with a donkey in area suitable for relaxing, discovery and observation. Guided or unaccompanied tours.
Les Jardins de la Baie de Somme: Herbarium, Fruticetum, Rues Fleuries
The narrow, flower-decked streets lead you to a lovely surprise: the Herbarium des Remparts. Push the openwork gate (through which many a curious visitor has peeped) and discover all the treasures of this garden: rare and ancient vegetables, aromatic and medicinal plants. Just sniff the air ...
This is one of France's smallest nature reserves but with great biodiversity! Peat digging (for fuel) in the 18th and 19th centuries created the landscape which we see today: little lakes in the place of meadows. There's a footpath, so it's easy to walk round.
Gothic style abbey church built in the early 16th century, now a listed historical monument. It houses many treasures, including relics, tombstones and a 19th century altar, the work of the Duthoit brothers.
Marie-Laure and François have revived this old family brewery which closed its doors in 1880. Sample (but with moderation) some of the traditional ales invented by François, notably La Germinette, a characterful pale ale (a best seller). Tours on 1st Saturday of the month, 5pm.
Welcome to Nicolas' chocolate shop in Amiens - a haven for those who have a sweet tooth. This tempting shop is full of chocolates, fruit jellies, macaroons, ... dedicated to gourmets and sweet lovers, with its own production facility. Group workshops, birthdays (reservation required).
Julian has a great stall in the Halles du Beffroi, market hall loved by Amien's foodies, this master cheesemonger is very keen to promote regional cheeses. Be sure to sample (+ take away) the famous Maroilles or one of his creations: Bray with linseed, Tomme with hay,… your friends will be impressed