THE RIGHT REASONS TO COME AS A GROUP TO AMIENS!
Let Amiens charm you!
A green, peaceful destination
Amiens is certified by RAMSAR for the conservation of its wetlands and has many green areas and quiet spaces that are perfect for just relaxing. The Hortillonnages wetlands,the Zoo, the Jardin des Plantes, the Saint-Acheul Archeological Gardens, Saint Pierre Park… Come and discover these havens right in the heart of the city of Amiens!
Its Unesco World heritage
Notre-Dame Cathedral and the Bell Tower are both UNESCO World Heritage Sites, making Amiens one of France’s richest cultural destinations.
Jules Verne’s ideal city
Jules Verne came to live here and was a town councillor for many years. He loved to walk around his city. He left his mark! Discover the iconic places that marked the life of this illustrious writer, from the grand house where he lived to his iconic grave in the Cemetery of La Madeleine.
The gateway to the sites of remembrance
Amiens was the main city behind the front of the Battle of the Somme (1916 and 1918), where soldiers came to be treated, rested and be entertained, before being sent back to the trenches. There is indisputably the gateway to the remembrance sites that have left their mark on our region forever.
The ultimate in proximity.
Amiens is in an ideal location, situated at the crossroads of several major European capitals - Paris, London, Brussels and Amsterdam, making it readily accessible.
Amiens is also well-located for getting away on trips to the Somme Estuary, under an hour away, with its wide-open spaces, the soft, ever-changing light and the battlefields of World War 1.
The Art of Living!
When you visit Amiens, you are invited to smell, taste and savour its fine art of living!
Take your time and discover our open-air markets and covered market hall. You can meet local producers and taste good, local produce in a friendly atmosphere.
A dynamic, lively and welcoming city centre
Amiens also has a dynamic, welcoming city centre, with 1100 shops and pedestrianised streets, squares bustling with cafés and restaurants, places that are perfect for talking and enjoying friends. And don’t forget the Christmas Market, the biggest one in Northern France with 140 stalls.