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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
Population136372 inhabitants
Density2757 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

Wednesday 4 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 6°C
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Thursday 5 march
Min. 0°C - Max. 8°C
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Friday 6 march
Min. 2°C - Max. 9°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Theme horseback riding
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 75 € Naours (16.1 km)
Theme horseback riding
Nature and the great outdoors30 € Naours (16.1 km)
Themed walks at historic sites
Culture and education25 € Albert (28 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Towpath
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Blangy-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)
Launch site of the Second World War V1
Village visitEasy2h00Saint-Maulvis (33 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels