Association pour la Protection et la Sauvegarde des Hortillonnages
Cultivated since ancient times by the 'Hortillons'`(marsh market gardeners), these astonishing gardens are THE wonder of Amiens. Just imagine a 300 hectare maze of water and plots of land (which seem to float) right in the middle of town! They can only be accessed by boat.Tours every pm april to oct
Citadel created by King Henri IV who wished to protect the northern frontier of his kingdom after the town had been captured by the Spanish in 1597. The famous story of the "ché mat'cheux d'gueugues" (the walnut eaters in Picardy dialect)…
In a leafy setting near the sea come and see this wonderful collection of donkeys. You can pet the farm animals and tour the hatching room! Expo péda, nature walk or longer trek with a donkey in area suitable for relaxing, discovery and observation. Guided or unaccompanied tours.
This memorial commemorates the part the Australian Corps played in the decisive battle of 4th July 1918. General Monash, an Australian, led Australian and American troops to victory in just 93 minutes! On-site you can see a reconstructed example of a German trench.
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".
French style delicatessen in a little shopping street in St-Valery-sur-Somme, close to the harbour. This attractive little shop specialises in local products and produce from the sea. You can even find fresh herbs from the bay (glasswort) and sardines, of course.