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Amiens

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme

Amiens - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Somme
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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?

Geographical information

MunicipalityAmiens
Postcode80000
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Latitude49.8940670 (N 49° 53’ 39”)
Longitude2.2957530 (E 2° 17’ 45”)
AltitudeFrom 14m to 106m
Surface area49.46 km²
Population135843 inhabitants
Density2746 inhabitants/km²
Insee code80021
IntercommunalityCA Amiens Métropole
DepartmentSomme
RegionPicardy

Nearest cities & towns

Rivery2.9 km (8 min)
Camon4.9 km (11 min)
Salouël5.2 km (11 min)
Pont-de-Metz5.6 km (11 min)
Longueau5.6 km (13 min)
Dreuil-lès-Amiens6.1 km (12 min)
Cagny6.4 km (14 min)
Saleux6.5 km (13 min)
Saveuse6.6 km (10 min)
Poulainville6.8 km (11 min)
Dury7 km (13 min)
Saint-Fuscien7.5 km (14 min)
Argoeuves7.8 km (13 min)

Things to see and do

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres
Monuments
Performance halls
Transport

Events and festivities

Photos

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

Saturday 1 august
Min. 7°C - Max. 21°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 9°C - Max. 28°C
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Monday 3 august
Min. 19°C - Max. 32°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Themed horse trek
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 75 € Naours (16.1 km)
Themed horse trek
Nature and the great outdoors30 € Naours (16.1 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towpath
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Blangy-Tronville (9.3 km)
Somme towpath
Village visitEasy1h00Blangy-Tronville (9.3 km)
Tribune of British Officers
HikeEasy3h00Dernancourt (26 km)
From Vésigneux to Folleville
HikeEasy2h00Paillart (26 km)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (28 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels