Accessible guided boat tours

If you use a walking stick, a stroller, or have any other specific requirements, Amiens has solutions to get you to the heart of the Hortillonnages and help you discover this prestigious site on a guided tour.

Guided visits on traditional ‘cornet’ boats
Association for the protection and safeguarding of the Hortillonnages

54 Boulevard de Beauvillé - 80 000 AMIENS
Telephone: +33 (0)3 22 92 12 18

From 1st April to 31 October every day from 1:30 pm.
No booking required.
Duration of the visit: 45 minutes

For your information:

  • Site accessible to people with reduced mobility until boarding.
  • Help with set-up in the boats.
  • The site has 6 boats where a single manual wheelchair can be loaded depending on its width (for more information, contact the Hortillonnages association).
  • Seats without backrest.
  • FYI: distance of about 50 cm between the platform and the bottom of the boat.
  • Accompanying person required for mentally handicapped persons.
  • Medium-sized dogs accepted, except for assistance dogs for which there is no particular restriction.

The Jardin des Vertueux

Chaussée Jules Ferry - AMIENS
Tel: +33 (0)6 61 40 42 31

From May to October: Saturdays and Sundays from 2 pm to 6 pm
From November to April: Depending on the events schedule
Duration of the visit: 1 hour


For your information:

  • By SMS reservation only. Send a message containing the day, time requested, and number of people. Await confirmation by SMS.
  • People who are mentally handicapped must be accompanied due to the close proximity of the location to the water.

Les Copains Babord

Telephone: +33 (0)7 55 72 55 54

Boarding: 57 Chemin de Halage, or upon request
Year round - Reservation recommended
Length: from one to four and a half hours, depending on the selected route

For your information:

  • Help offered when boarding.
  • Wheelchairs kept in the offices during the cruise.
  • Accompanying person required for mentally handicapped persons