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Around Amiens

Around Amiens
Around Amiens

Discover the heritage and history of towns and villages near and around Amiens. A few kilometres from the regional capital, belfries, castles and a citadel are waiting to be discovered, tucked away in the green landscape.

See the programme of tours around Amiens

Greater Amiens, villages and rural clusters:

Visits to rural clusters and villages offer the opportunity to take a new look at the Amiens countryside: exchanges with the town, responsible food production, emergence of new ways of living and occupying the space...
These visits, led by a tourist guide and a landscape designer, enable you to discover the heritage, landscape and urban challenges of an evolving territory.

Corbie

The Saint-Pierre abbey
The Saint-Pierre abbey

Guided tour of the Saint-Pierre abbey :

 

The Tourist Office proposes guided or non-guided tours of the abbey. This striking building is one of the last witnesses of the powerful Benedictine abbey of Corbie, which was known all over Europe.
The abbey hides a number of treasures, including a map of the Abbey, a full model of the church, a number of relics, tombstones, and works of art on Saint Colette (patron saint of the city).

Doullens

The citadel
The citadel

Guided tour of the citadel:

Built in 1535 under the reign of François 1, the citadel marks the transition between middle-age forts and Vauban citadels one century later.
Its sandstone architecture is unique in France, along with its ace of spade bastions and its network of galleries. The Doullens Citadel is witness to 500 years of military history.

Picquigny

Le château et de la collégiale
Le château et de la collégiale

Guided tour of the castle and collegiate church :

The Tourist Office invites you to visit the vestiges of the Picquigny fortress, symbol of the power of the lords of Picquigny and the remarkable Saint-Martin Collegiate Church.

Free guided visits every day from 2:30pm to 5:30pm

Opening time possible on demand.

Opened during the European Heritage Days.