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
Catherine welcomes you to her lovely garden (a real picture!). You start in the Land of the Rising Sun with a "zen" entrance planted with bamboo and weeping cherry trees... after which there are 10 hectares of borders, meadows and woods around an 18th century "country château".
Waiting to be discovered : An arboretum of 20 hectares, created in the 19th century. A surprisingly wide range of trees; the air is full of their fragrance. Children will love the llamas which they can stroke and take for a walk.
Mémorial National Australien de Villers-Bretonneux
This imposing memorial, standing behind a vast cemetery, pays tribute to the Australian soldiers who were killed during the Great War. It was at Villers-Bretonneux that they definitively halted the German offensive in April 1918. Every year, on 25th April, Anzac Day is celebrated here.
Not far from Amiens (just 10km to the north), the Cueillette de Saint-Gratien (pick your own farm) will delight all those who don't have a garden. Fill up with fruits and garden vegetables. Take one of the wheelbarrows supplied and pick your own - strawberries, apples, radishes, lettuce, beans ...
135 hectare park laid out in the 19th century. 138,000 trees, from the nearby forest of Crécy, were planted as part of the whole. Lower down, near the lake crossed by the river Maye, ruins have been reconstructed to form an ancient castle.
This is one of the loveliest and most fascinating bays in the world. The Baie de Somme extends over 70 sq.km. from Le Marquenterre headland to Cayeux-sur-Mer. With its superb landscapes, fragile and protected, and entrancing light it has been a 'Grand Site de France' since 2011.
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 ...