Pippa Darbyshire, originally from England, has chosen to live in Noyelles-sur-Mer... to paint the Baie! Why not stop off at her café/gallery which has become a meeting place for locals and artists? Enjoy a cup of tea (and some of her famous carrot cake) and some gentle banter.
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.
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.
If you want to sample one of the best 'gâteaux battus' (traditional local brioche) in the Somme, then come along to the Boulangerie de Francis (Fréville). He uses his grandfather's recipe - it's a family affair. And Francis' little secret? Using only natural ingredients.
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).
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.
The Ferme d'Antan is a real traditional farm (built in 1880!), on the model of late 19th century Picardy farms. Children love seeing the animals and taking care of them - horses, cows, rabbits, pigs and goats running free. Try some Picardy games after a pony ride or horse-drawn carriage trip.