Located at the centre of Albert, a town that symbolises the Great War, this museum gives a realistic impression of the lives of soldiers in the trenches during the offensive of 1st July 1916. Sound effects, pictures, lights immerse visitors in the daily life of these soldiers. Essential viewing.
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
It is THE treasure of Amiens and a UNESCO World Heritage site - not to be missed! This impressive feat of (contemporary) technology was built between 1220 and 1288. It is one of the largest Gothic buildings ever constructed in the world. Notre-Dame de Paris could fit twice inside it (!)
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).
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 ...