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.
This seaside resort expanded significantly with the opening of the railway to Paris in the early 20th century. The seafront villas and neighbouring streets became a 'Secteur Sauvegardé' (conservation area) in 1986. They are remarkable examples of Art Nouveau. Well worth a visit!
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
This attractive sailors' district is great for a walk. Crossed by two little parallel streets, it extends as far as the Sailors' Wayside cross with wonderful views over the Baie de Somme. Nicely decked with flowers, the (late 18th century) houses are painted in bright colours - an age-old tradition
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).
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 real old fashioned cannery (family business) using traditional methods to bring the best of the Baie de Somme to your table: salt meadow lamb, glasswort, seafood terrines ... and, new this year, 'gâteau battu' (local brioche)! THE place to go for all your local products.