Amiens, the city of Jules Verne
 

Jules Verne came to live here and was an elected city councillor for many years. He loved to walk around this city. He certainly left his mark!
Discover the iconic places that marked the author’s life, from the grand house where he lived to his iconic grave in the Cemetery of La Madeleine.

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THE HOUSE OF JULES VERNE

This grand 19th Century townhouse takes you deep into the private life of the famous author of “Extraordinary Voyages”, making it an unmissable part of your voyage of discovery in Amiens.
Duration: 1 hour

Prices: 
>€7 per adult from 10 to 15 people
>€6 per adult from 16 to 51 people
Maximum of 17 people per guide

Opening hours:
Monday, Thursday, Friday:10 am, 11.15 am, 2 pm, 3.15 pm, 4.30 pm
Tuesday: 2 pm, 3.15 pm, 4.30 pm
Wednesday: 10 am, 11.15 am, 2 pm, 4.30 pm
Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10am to 12.30pm
(Closed on Tuesdays from 15.10 to 14.04)

 

 

 

 

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THE IDEAL CITY OF JULES VERNE

Ready for an extraordinary journey? Your shoes will get plenty wear as you make your way through the streets in the footsteps of Jules Verne
Explore the differences between the city you see today and what the author imagined in 1875 in his book ‘An Ideal City: Amiens in the year 2000".
Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Price: €120 - maximum of 30 people per guide 
Additional fee Sundays/Bank Holidays: + €30 per guide

 

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COACH TOUR OF THE CITY AND THE TOMB OF JULES VERNE

Relax and led the coach driver and the guide do the work!

There is nothing nicer than discovering the history and growth of the city when you are comfortably seated!

You will then make a stop at the Madeleine Cemetery. This restful place is filled with poetry and nature, where time seems to stand still. You will be moved when you come across Jules Verne’s spectacular gravestone at the bend in a path lined with ancient trees. Duration: 2 hours

Price: €160 per guide 
Additional fee Sundays/Bank Holidays: + €30 per guide

(Tomb cannot be visited from November to March)

Option of Panorama of the city without visiting the Madeleine Cemetery 1 hour 15 minutes

€120 per guide  
Additional fee Sundays/Bank Holidays: + €30 per guide

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LITTLE TRAIN "JULES VERNE EXPRESS"

Welcome on board the Jules Verne Express!
Set off on a 10km journey and in 80 minutes, discover Amiens’ history and heritage.

Starting from the Cathedral square, the tour train takes you to the Zoo, the Picardy Museum, Jules Verne’s home and the Hortillonnages, as well as to lesser known places like the Saint-Germain, Saint-Jacques and Saint-Roch quarters.

This tour is enhanced by a commentary and anecdotes so you can find out everything about the unmissable things to be found at every destination.

The route taken depends on events and the season (summer/winter routes)
The little train operates all year round from mid-February to early January, every day from late March to mid-September.
Group reservations mornings and late afternoons.

Information and reservations:
julesverne.express@gmail.co

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