Come and meet Jean-Michel, a carver of 'blettes' (wooden decoy ducks)!. This was a traditional craft in the Somme. Also known as ' appelants', these wooden decoy birds are used for hunting from a hide. Mallards, teals, lapwings take shape as he carves the wood. Carving workshops, photography ...
The Montagne de Frise affords wonderful views of the Somme valley: its lakes, meanders, magical mists. Plus a life-size history lesson, in the footsteps of the soldier-writer, Blaise Cendrars, who was stationed here during the Great War.
On the first floor of the Town Hall at Doullens, the 'Salle du Commandement Unique' is an historic room in which, on 26th March 1918, command of the Allied armies was entrusted to a single man: Foch. He assumed the honorary title of 'Maréchal' and led the Allied forces to Victory on 11th November 19
L'Atelier-Café des Couleurs is an unusual place where you can call in for a bite to eat or a drink, do a bit of grocery shopping (only such shop left in the village) and, above all ... meet Cathy, passionate about interior décor, who can give you lots of ideas for changing your décor.
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
You'll like : 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.
Farm where you can pick your own fruit and vegetables straight from the field: potatoes, carrots, leeks, pumpkins in season ... also strawberries and raspberries for those with a sweet tooth! Visitors can also go and see the dairy cows, lovely white ladies and very affectionate!
01 January 2020 to 31 December 2020
Cider, Preserves, Breeding/rearing, Spices and condiments, Foie gras/Magrets/Confits, Fruit and vegetables, Fruit juices