Amiens

Dominated by its colossal 13th-century cathedral and situated nearby the Battle of the Somme memorials, Amiens pairs historic monuments with the youthful energy of a university town. Les Hortillonnages d’Amiens (floating market gardens), Jules Verne House, and the bars and restaurants of Quartier St-Leu add to its appeal.

Maison de Jules Verne

Welcome in Jules Verne's Home... Come and visit the house where the famous writer lived for 18 years in Amiens and where he wrote most part of his work. You will discover a luxurious private mansion of the XIXth century that will make you discover Jules Verne, his life and his "Extraordinary Voyages". From 15th April to 14th October, opened every day. From15th October to14th April, closed on...

Musee de Picardie

Since it first opened back in 1867, the Musée de Picardie has been considered one of the finest French museums outside of Paris. Inspired by Napoleon III’s Louvre design, it is a museum of fine arts and archaeology bringing together rich collections of sculptures, artefacts and paintings, taking visitors on a journey across the world and through time from the Palaeolithic Era to the present...

Cathedrale Notre-Dame d’Amiens

Amiens Cathedral is one of the finest examples of late Gothic art in Europe. It is also the Cathedral of records since it is the largest in France and the spire rises to a height of 112.70 meters. The towers provide splendid views of the city and of the last medieval steeple still be seen on a Cathedral. Re-opening of the Cathedral Treasury. Cathedral designated world heritage site by UNESCO....