Amiens, capital city of the Somme and deeply rooted in the Hauts-de-France, is connected to the main cities in Northern Europe and 1 hour away from Paris. It offers a unique environment made of architecture, nature and history. One hour from here you can visit the beautiful « Baie de somme »
Amiens is mainly known for its majestic Gothic cathedral and its medieval belfry. Numerous shops and cafés enliven its town centre and the narrow streets of the Saint-Leu district. The canals of the city are dotted with floating gardens on nearly 300 hectares, the « hortillonnages ». The city also has many squares, parks and green public gardens: Parc Saint-Pierre, Parc de la Hotoie, Parc Nisso Pelossof, Parc du Grand Marais, Jardin des plantes…
The Picardy Museum, which was renovated in 2020, exhibits works of art and antiques over a period of several centuries.
The nearby Jules Verne’s house is a museum where the author of adventure novels once lived.
No matter what the weather is like, a multitude of activities will be offered to you: