Amiens

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 Tourism, holiday & travel in Amiens
TownAmiens
Insee code80021
Postcode80000
Latitude49.8940670
Longitude2.2957530
AltitudeFrom 14 to 106 meters
Surface49.46 km²
Population136372 inhabitants
Density2757 inhabitants/km²

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DepartmentSommeCamon at 4.9 km (11 min)
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TOWN PRESENTATION

City of Art and History, Amiens is famous for its magnificent Gothic cathedral World Heritage of UNESCO. However, the city has other treasures: belfry, museums, Saint-Leu irrigated by the Somme and its channels to bridge unexpected traditions puppeteers and floating gardens?


SIGHTSEEING

  • The Gothic Cathedral.
  • The Saint-Leu.
  • The house of Jules Verne.
  • The floating gardens.
Detailed information
TransportTrain station of Amiens,   Train station of Saint-Roch
Information pointsTourist Office of Amiens
Leisure centresGarden of the Clos Alexandre,   Museum of L'Hôtel de Berny,   Museum of Picardie,   Racecourse of the Petit Saint-Jean
MonumentsCathedral Notre-Dame,   Church Saint-Germain-l'Écossais,   Church Saint-Leu,   Church Sainte-Anne,   House of Jules Verne,   Tower Perret
Performance hallsChés Cabotans,   Coliseum Amiens,   La Lune des Pirates,   Maison de la Culture,   Maison du Théâtre,   Mégacité,   Stadium of La Licorne,   Zénith

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

  • Antique Show in February.
  • Large réderies - garage sale in April and October.
  • Comics Festival: in June.
  • Fair exhibition Picardy in June.
  • Day in the city and walked on water in June.
  • Show "Amiens the cathedral in color" from 15 June to Sunday 3rd September and 1 December to 1 January.
  • International Music Festival of Jazz and elsewhere in September.
  • Day at the waterfront in September.
  • International Film Festival Amiens: November.
  • Christmas Market in December.

ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

Leisure activities
NameType of activityPriceTown
Horse ride or trek in the SommeNature and the outdoorsFrom 15 € to 60 €Naours (15.4 km)
Themed walks at historic sitesCulture and education25 €Albert (28 km)

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PHOTOS

Cathedral view from the bridge over the Somme (© Jean Espirat)Cathedral view from the bridge over the Somme (© Jean Espirat)
 
A street on the water (© Jean Espirat)A street on the water (© Jean Espirat)
Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)
 
View the hortillonnages (© Jean Espirat)View the hortillonnages (© Jean Espirat)
Hortillonnages (© Amiens Métropole)Hortillonnages (© Amiens Métropole)
 
Hortillonnages (© Amiens Métropole)Hortillonnages (© Amiens Métropole)
view Cathedral of St. Leu (© Amiens Métropole)view Cathedral of St. Leu (© Amiens Métropole)
 
Cathedral color (© Amiens Métropole)Cathedral color (© Amiens Métropole)
Jules Verne House - exterior night (© Amiens Métropole)Jules Verne House - exterior night (© Amiens Métropole)
 
Jules Verne House - office (© Amiens metropolis)Jules Verne House - office (© Amiens metropolis)
Saint-Leu night (© Amiens Métropole)Saint-Leu night (© Amiens Métropole)
 
HortillonnagesHortillonnages
A street on the water (© Jean Espirat)A street on the water (© Jean Espirat)
 
Houses on the water (© Jean Espirat)Houses on the water (© Jean Espirat)
Houses on the water (© Jean Espirat)Houses on the water (© Jean Espirat)
 
Panorama on the Somme channeled (© Jean Espirat)Panorama on the Somme channeled (© Jean Espirat)
Traditional accommodation in Amiens (© Jean Espirat)Traditional accommodation in Amiens (© Jean Espirat)
 
Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)
Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)
 
Focus on large rosette (© Jean Espirat)Focus on large rosette (© Jean Espirat)
timbered house (© Jean Espirat)timbered house (© Jean Espirat)
 
Nave of the Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)Nave of the Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)
Nave of the Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)Nave of the Cathedral (© Jean Espirat)
  

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WEATHER

Thursday 23 October
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Min. 10°C - Max. 13°C
Friday 24 October
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Min. 11°C - Max. 17°C
Saturday 25 October
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Min. 8°C - Max. 16°C

RESTAURANTS

 
Italian restaurantLa Dolce Vita   NEW
Amiens
' ITALIAN KITCHEN - Located close to the Maison de la Culture d'Amiens, the La Dolce Vita restaurant offers a varied menu of pizzas, traditional Italian dishes and dishes like Picard...
Located in Amiens20 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLeu Duo  
8.9
Amiens
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 in Amiens8 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantLe Vivier  
8.4
  SPECIAL OFFER
Amiens
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 in Amiens63 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Pavillon with 4 bedroomsLes Orchidées    
9.6
Blangy-Tronville
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 9.3 km from Amiens80 € 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 12.9 km from Amiens55 € the double room 
Farm with 4 bedroomsSaint nicolas  
Jumel
Brigitte welcome you in a former monastery with 4 guest rooms have themes. On-site spa, hiking, Microlight, Balloon, bikers welcome.
Located 14.9 km from Amiens75 € the double room 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
House for 4 personsGîte 'Le Plouy'  
9.6
Domart-en-Ponthieu
Halfway between the major tourist attractions in Picardy: Amiens and the Somme, in the countryside, we welcome you in an old barn completely restored furnished in the local spirit,...
Located 24 km from AmiensFrom 260 € to 380 € per week 
Apartment for 4 personsL'Orchis  
9.2
Croixrault
Located at 30mn of Amiens in Picardy, the Orchis of Croixrault welcomes you for your holidays in the region. Built in the heart of an old mansion dating from 1856, this apartment is...
Located 25 km from Amiens350 € per week 
Apartment for 6 personsGîte 'le 110' centrale hydroélectrIque
Long
Beautiful cottage in a decor Jules Verne located above the hydroelectric... A real change of scenery at the foot of the Somme River. Comfort.
Located 27 km from AmiensFrom 350 € to 400 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
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 15.7 km from Amiens18 € 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 21 km from Amiens20 € per day 
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 29 km from Amiens14.50 € per day 

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HOTELS

Holiday Inn Express Amiens - Hotel in AmiensHoliday Inn Express Amiens     
7.3
Amiens
Holiday Inn Express offers comfortable guest rooms with free Wi-Fi. It is located in the centre of Amiens just 50 metres from the Train Station and a 10-minute walk from the Cathedral....
Located in AmiensRoom from 71 €
Appart'City Amiens Gare Cathédrale - Hotel in AmiensAppart'City Amiens Gare Cathédrale     
8.1
Amiens
Located 300 metres from Notre Dame Cathedral in Amiens and from the Hortillonnages Floating Gardens, Appart'City Amiens Gare Cathédrale features self-catering studios with LCD TVs,...
Located in AmiensRoom from 35 €
Campanile Amiens Centre-Gare - Hotel in AmiensCampanile Amiens Centre-Gare     
8.4
Amiens
This air-conditioned hotel is located in the centre of Amiens, 50 metres from Amiens SNCF Train Station and a 10-minute walk from the famous Gothic cathedral. It offers rooms with free...
Located in AmiensRoom from 72 €

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Hôtel 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...
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