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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Ailly-sur-Noye
Insee code80010
AltitudeFrom 43 to 143 meters
Surface25.35 km²
Population2879 inhabitants
Density113 inhabitants/km²


Chief townAmiens (at 18.4 km, 22 min)Jumel at 1 km (3 min)
DepartmentSommeGuyencourt-sur-Noye at 2.8 km (5 min)
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Located 15 km south of Amiens, in the basin of the metropolis life Amiens, Ailly-sur-Noye is served by motorways A1, A16 and A29, but also by train. Ailly-sur-Noye - canton of 26 municipalities - is less than 2 hours from major cities like Paris, Lille, Rouen, Brussels or London. In a region of unspoiled nature and green spaces, Ailly-sur-Noye shows an exceptional natural heritage for the practice of tourism: hiking and biking, lakes, ponds and rivers. At the heart of a story often turbulent Ailly-sur-Noye has kept through the centuries the evidence of his past life. Since 25 years, local actors, all volunteers, in a show tells the life of people living Picard of Gaul in the second world war: a light and sound amazing on "The Breath of the earth."


Successively in the hands of homes Boves then Vermandois and Breteuil, the lordship of Ailly-sur-Noye pass into the hands of Luxembourg, whose most famous is John of Luxembourg: his tomb is still in the church today.

The old church of St Martin dating from the 13th century. It was rebuilt between 1892 and 1896 with a mixture of neo-Romanesque and neo-Gothic on plans by architect Paul Amiens Delafortrie who also prepared plans for the Oceanographic Museum of Monaco and became famous by building in Amiens churches of St. Rémy and St. Anne. In 1897, we will place the current church in the antique furniture items including the tomb of black stone from Tournai of Lord John of Luxembourg and his wife Jacqueline of Tremouille - classified as an historic monument in 1862. For more information, contact the Office de Tourisme du Val de Noye to +33 3 22 41 58 72.

The body of water Ailly-sur-Noye, near the town of Berny-sur-Noye, is a charming corner of green relaxing romp where ducks, geese and moorhens. This natural area is a delight for anglers, hikers and bikers and lovers of water sports and mini golf. Information for mayor to +33 3 22 41 71 71.

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The green of the water of Ailly-sur-Noye is the theater for 25 years performing live "The breath of the earth." This sound and light brings to life 2,000 years of history. Thanks to 600 volunteer extras, 35 horsemen, 3000 costumes, games, water and light, fireworks, history of Picardy in Gaul until the 2nd World War is told in a magnificent scenery. The show takes place from mid-August to mid-September on Friday and Saturday nights. Contact: Tel. : +33 3 22 41 06 90 - Fax. : +33 3 63 55 60 46 - Email:

Ailly-sur-Noye is also known for its traditional "Clumsy". The "Clumsy" is actually a fair which takes place on Ascension Day. It is likely that the word "clumsy", which is not found in any text, is of ancient origin and medieval. It is part of folklore Ailly-sur-Noye is the sole heir.


Folleville, 30 miles south of Amiens, was endowed in the late Middle Ages to the exceptional architecture that formed the castle and church. Vestiges of the castle still emerges from the elegant silhouette turret staircase ending in a "watches" observation which reaches 25 meters in height - listed in the inventory of historical monuments in 1992. The centerpiece of the church is the tomb of Raoul de Lannoy and his wife Jeanne de Poix, introducing forms part of the Italian Renaissance in Picardy. It is also the pulpit of the church that St. Vincent de Paul delivered January 25, 1617, his first sermon, which is behind the "Mission Work" for the relief of the poor and sick . The church is listed as an historic monument since 1862 and is listed as World Heritage by UNESCO under the Roads to Compostela. Free visits to the castle and the church as well as tours - for groups and by appointment - are from May to September.

Every year, the last weekend of August "The Medieval Folleville" gathers troops medieval craftsmen merchants, armed men, jousting on horseback, flying birds of prey, a bear ... For two days, small in size but large in its heritage, the village is Folleville its party clothes. Over three acres around the remains of the castle and the church world heritage of UNESCO, hundreds of volunteers back in time to offer everyone to discover the life of the Middle Ages. 2 to 102 years old, young and old will marvel at the baker, the riders and their mounts, artisans, dancers and musicians, armed men ... What better way to spend an unforgettable day. All four protagonists begin to show you a fun and educational life of the Middle Ages through demonstrations and public participation. The surroundings of the castle is transformed into a true medieval camp with multicolored encampments, period furniture and accessories, campfires ... without forgetting the many purists who live there and live their passion.


Church of St. Martin in Ailly-sur-NoyeChurch of St. Martin in Ailly-sur-Noye
Tomb of John of LuxembourgTomb of John of Luxembourg
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Sound and Lights The Breath of the EarthSound and Lights The Breath of the Earth
Sound and Light Breath of the EarthSound and Light Breath of the Earth



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French cuisine restaurantBistro Boeuf Framboise  
ON THE WALLS - After visiting the Cathedral of Amiens and other essential places, jump headlong into the trend with the Bistro Boeuf Framboise (BBF for short) feet. 10 minutes from...
Located 12.6 km from Ailly-sur-Noye19 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vivier  
In the heart of Amiens, Le Vivier welcomes you in a calm and welcoming to offer you a relaxing and enjoyable meal. Enjoy local specialties of fish, crustaceans and shellfish in our...
Located 15.8 km from Ailly-sur-Noye63 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLeu Duo  
DISTRICT SAINT LEU - Leu Duo, at first, it's a front and a discreet sign. Elegance and attention to detail : Once inside, the restaurant claims it is easier to measure. The welcome...
Located 16 km from Ailly-sur-Noye8 € per person 

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Farm with 4 bedroomsSaint nicolas  
Brigitte welcome you in a former monastery with 4 guest rooms have themes. On-site spa, hiking, Microlight, Balloon, bikers welcome.
Located 4.3 km from Ailly-sur-Noye75 € the double room 
Pavillon with 4 bedroomsLes Orchidées    
Four luxury rooms in the country, only 5 miles from Amiens. Indoor swimming pool, fitness corner, kitchen and laundry facilities. Enjoy the serenity and beauty of the Somme valley....
Located 14.2 km from Ailly-sur-Noye80 € the double room 
House with 5 bedroomsMoulin aux Moines chambres, table d'hôte    
Mansion of the 18th, in the old barn Moulin aux Moines. Wooded property along the river, Wellness, Nordic spa, Tipi, hiking, ideal for relaxation, tranquility, and tourism., Beauty...
Located 15.3 km from Ailly-sur-NoyeFrom 65.50 € to 109.75 € the double room 

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Apartment for 4   NEW
A 5 -minute walk from the train station in the center of Amiens, the Saint Leu district, a real ' beating heart ' of the city, Isabelle and Henri offer. To stay in a spacious apartment...
Located 16.1 km from Ailly-sur-Noye350 € per week 

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99 places over 3,4 haCamping 'Les Poissonniers'    
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 20 km from Ailly-sur-Noye18 € per day 
81 places over 4,5 haCamping des puits tournants    
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 24 km from Ailly-sur-Noye20 € per day 

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Novotel Amiens Pôle Jules Verne - Hotel in Ailly-sur-NoyeNovotel Amiens Pôle Jules Verne     
The hotel is located 7 km from the centre of Amiens, the Cathedral and the Hortillonnage market gardens. Guestrooms are modern and comfortable and equipped with modern en suite facilities....
Located 12.1 km from Ailly-sur-NoyeRoom from 75 €
Hôtel Quick Palace Amiens – Glisy - Hotel in Ailly-sur-NoyeHôtel Quick Palace Amiens – Glisy     
Located in a quite area, Hôtel Quick Palace is 3 km from Glisy and 6 km from the centre of Amiens. It offers rooms with free Wi-Fi and a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. Parking...
Located 12.1 km from Ailly-sur-NoyeRoom from 35 €
Premiere Classe Amiens - Glisy - Hotel in Ailly-sur-NoyePremiere Classe Amiens - Glisy     
This Premiere Classe hotel is situated in Glisy, just a 15-minute drive from central Amiens and its SNCF Train Station. It offers bright and air-conditioned rooms with free Wi-Fi access....
Located 12.3 km from Ailly-sur-NoyeRoom from 43 €

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Hôtel balladins Amiens / Longueau
The hotel Balladins offers 45 comfortable rooms, all equipped with ensuite facilities, satellite TV, duvets, electric shutters and free Wi-Fi access. You...
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