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.
South of Amiens, "Au Fil de l'Angora" is a farm breeding angora rabbits - (very) furry animals - and not something you see everyday. Of course, famous angora wool is produced here. Odile can tell you all about the extraordinary way in which this wool is produced. Shop selling unique items.
A truly unusual visit during which you can find out about the French national dish (snails), their anatomy, predators, life in snail beds .... and youngsters can watch the puppet show featuring Phil the Snail! Don't miss the shop selling snail saucisson and tapenade (yes, not joking).
Musée des Frères Caudron, pionniers de l'aviation en Picardie
This museum was inspired by two great men who became pioneers of aviation in Picardy, the CAUDRON brothers. Its collection includes some of the brothers' personal belongings and several scale models of aeroplanes.
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.
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).