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).
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 (!)
The Basilica is a colourful treasure, standing tall over Albert in the 'Pays des Coquelicots' (Land of the Poppies). It is a surprising mix of Byzantine, medieval Spanish and Italian Renaissance. After your tour, you can climb to the top of the bell tower and enjoy a magical view of the town and the
The Historial is an internationally recognised museum dedicated to the historical, sociological and ethnological aspects of the First World War. It depicts daily life during the war using accounts from those who lived through it.
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is an enchanting medieval town, a haven of peace and quiet where you can stroll along narrow, cobbled streets winding around the church (with 2 naves!) and leading to a little secret garden. Great historical interest combined with a superb view over the Baie from the ramparts!
Leafy setting at place where the great Normandy cliffs begin to rise. The Bois de Cise is an outstanding site, a little natural wood, originally wild and unoccupied, which became a famous seaside resort in the Belle Époque. Well worth stopping for a walk around.
At Samara (15 km from Amiens) you can immerse yourself in history, in the footsteps of our ancestors, from the discovery/control of fire to the Gallo-Roman period. 600,000 years of the history of mankind retold in a vibrant, lifelike way. Lots of fun workshops for children. Possible to have lunch on