Acheux-en-Amiénois

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TownAcheux-en-AmiénoisLéalvillers at 2 km (3 min)
Insee code80003Forceville at 2.2 km (2 min)
Postcode80560Varennes at 3 km (5 min)
Latitude50.0725490Bertrancourt at 3 km (5 min)
Longitude2.5332270Louvencourt at 3.6 km (5 min)
AltitudeFrom 118 to 152 metersHédauville at 4.2 km (5 min)
Surface7.07 km²Bus-lès-Artois at 5 km (9 min)
Population608 inhabitantsArquèves at 5.4 km (9 min)
Density85 inhabitants/km²Vauchelles-lès-Authie at 5.7 km (6 min)
Chief townAmiens (at 29 km, 35 min)Courcelles-au-Bois at 5.8 km (12 min)
DepartmentSommeHarponville at 6.1 km (10 min)
RegionPicardySearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Etymology: The ancient form of the name Acheux : ACEU, Ashu ( founding charter of the abbey of Corbie ) comes from the Celtic Achad which means " cultivated field."

The village of Acheux is of ancient origin. There was the time of the Roman conquest. The Romans established a fortress surrounded by towers and fortifications to protect himself from the attacks of Atrébates ( people of Gaul in Artois, which gave its name to Arras).


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Church of Acheux was built in 1760 as indicated in the listing are clams. It was dedicated to St. Cyr and St. Julitte.
  • Castle: Built in the 11th century was composed of seven towers ; two remain today. The wall was surrounded by a dry moat still filled with brambles and thorns, too, according to tradition, he was the " Castle or Mansion of the spine."
  • Celebrities :
  • The family of the famous " Eustache Lesueur " was from Acheux. He painted including "Portrait of William Albert " canvas painted in 1641 and is also the painter that must paintings recalling the history of Saint -Bruno which is still admired in the galleries of the Louvre.dropoff window
  • The family of the famous aviatrix " Edmee Jarlaud " lived in Acheux. The aviator, pioneer of French aviation had several records to his name including the international women's altitude record for gliders by 1184 meters, it gets in 1938. A year later she was falling defeated forever to the age of 28 years. She is buried in Acheux on his grave are inscribed the words " The Shattered Wings".

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Mid-June: Local festival.
  • Early October: Regional market and rural traditions.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Themed walks at historic sitesCulture and education25 €Albert (11.6 km)

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WEATHER

Thursday 18 December
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Friday 19 December
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Saturday 20 December
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RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantBrasserie du Commerce
Bucquoy
Member of the Regional Tables of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Brasserie du Commerce welcomes you every day except Monday and the weekend for dinner. Enjoy your meal in an authentic setting and...
Located 14.5 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois15 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
House with 2 bedroomsLe Clos de Vitermont    
9.7
Englebelmer
At the heart of the circuit of remembrance of the battles of the sum, close to the valley of the Somme. Two rooms welcome you in the campaign samarienne 30 minutes of Amiens and its...
Located 5.7 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois49 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsB&B les coquelicots    
9
Pozières
At the center of the circuit of remembrance of the Battle of the Somme, near the marshes of the Upper Somme between Amiens, the cathedral and its illuminations, and Arras, squares,...
Located 14.2 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois59 € the double room 
Pavillon with 3 bedroomsLes couleurs picardes    
8.3
Aubigny
The rooms have been furnished in the owners house, 1st floor : -1 family suite (2 rooms) with private bathroom. -1 Couple bedroom with private bathroom. Baby equipment possible. Parking...
Located 19.7 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois55 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 50 personsGrands Gîtes de Douchy (2 à 50per arras)
Douchy-lès-Ayette
Gîtes 15 minutes south of the heart of arras battlefields of the Second World War. You may rent one or 4 cottages and one of our BandB for 2 to 50 persons : open during all the yea...
Located 17.2 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois 
Apartment for 6 personsT4 Gambetta duplex Arras 62000
Arras
Downtown hyper 62000 Arras, in the 18th building on the 3rd floor, duplex luxury apartment 110 m² new current standards, fully equipped, with 2 rooms for 2 people, 1 bedroom and 1 sofa...
Located 30 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois500 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
75 places over 1,8 haCamping albert (le velodrome)    
8.8
Albert
Camping at the center of a green area and recreational overlooking a golf driving range; plans water for fishing, hiking circuit: pedestrian and cyclist who brings you to the city center....
Located 11.1 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois14.50 € per day 
81 places over 4,5 haCamping des puits tournants    
8.6
Sailly-le-Sec
On a tour of hiking and biking, close to the Somme at the edge of a map of water and surrounded by nature, fishing and exploring the flora and fauna of the valley of the Upper Somme....
Located 17.4 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois20 € per day 
99 places over 3,4 haCamping 'Les Poissonniers'    
8.7
Corbie
Located on the Somme canal, 200 meters from the city center and its shops, camping Corbie offers you a quiet and green. Ideal for fishing, family outings or rest.
Located 18.4 km from Acheux-en-Amiénois18 € per day 

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HOTELS

Best Western Hôtel Royal Picardie - Hotel in Acheux-en-AmiénoisBest Western Hôtel Royal Picardie     
8.1
Albert
Set in the heart of the Picardie region, midway between Paris and London, this Best Western offers an elegant and peaceful backdrop to your business trip or family holiday. The 24 soundproofed...
Located 11 km from Acheux-en-AmiénoisRoom from 85 €
Logis Hotel De La Basilique - Hotel in Acheux-en-AmiénoisLogis Hotel De La Basilique     
8.2
Albert
This hotel is located opposite the Basilica in Albert city centre, a 25-minute drive from Amiens. It offers rooms with flat-screen TVs and free internet access. Each guest room at the...
Located 11.2 km from Acheux-en-AmiénoisRoom from 78 €
Hotel De La Paix - Hotel in Acheux-en-AmiénoisHotel De La Paix     
7.5
Albert
The Hotel De La Paix is located in the city centre of Albert, 500 metres from the 1916 Museum and 22 km from Villers-Bretonneux. It offers en suite guest rooms with a TV and free Wi-Fi....
Located 11.6 km from Acheux-en-AmiénoisRoom from 78 €

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Hotel De La Paix
The Hotel De La Paix is located in the city centre of Albert, 500 metres from the 1916 Museum and 22 km from Villers-Bretonneux. It offers en suite guest...
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