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 Amiens France

The city of Amiens

Amiens French city in the Somme region



Places to visit in the city of Amiens photos and guide

Amiens is a city in the Somme region of France. It is a very busy city but well worth a visit. We found no problem parking on the street in the town centre.

The centre is a mixture of old wooden buildings in the Saint-Leu area. Next to modern traffic free shopping streets with fountains and restaurants. A guide to eating out in the city and a local map of the area. The city makes an ideal place to stay, visit the WWl battlefields.There are organised tours or you can go in your car we started at Vimy Ridge

Amiens street in the town centre

Amiens France picture

All Seasons Amiens Cathedrale Hotel


hotel Amiens Right in the centre of the city, 250m from the cathedral and a 5 minute walk from the St Leu area.

Renovated hotel with a splendid facade built in the early 18th century featuring a heritage fountain. Each guestroom is fully equipped with non smoking rooms, air conditioning, television, shower.

To suit guests' convenience, this Amiens accommodation offers room service 24hr, bar/pub, meeting facilities , restaurant, safety deposit boxes, business center, pets allowed. Public outdoor car. park, free at night.

All Seasons Amiens Cathedrale Hotel


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You can see the Cathedrale de Notre Dame at the end of the street

Amiens cathedral Notre-Dame picture

Amiens cathedral Notre-Dame

Amiens cathedral door picture

The very grand Palais de Justice building below

Amiens France Palais de Justice

If you are in the area at Christmas time. Amiens has one of the largest markets in France. There is more than 500 stalls offering all types of Christmas fare. The market is on the Rue des Trois Cailloux

This photo is from the small zoo at Amiens

Amiens France zoo

Most people come to the city to visit the largest cathedral in France Cathedrale de Notre Dame. A gigantic Gothic structure, which is on the UNESCO heritage list. The building is big enough to hold two churches the size of Notre-Dame in Paris.

The floating gardens and the Picardy museum are worth a visit. Also visit the house where Jules Verne wrote much of his most loved works, Admission Charge Open:Tue-Sun

Google street map showing the older part of the city follow the map along the canal

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 Hotel Novotel Amiens

The Novotel Amiens Est is a 3 star hotel 7 km from the centre of Amiens, the Cathedral and the Hortillonnage market gardens.

Hotel Novotel Amiens Est


Amiens cathedral Notre Dame

Amiens cathedral Notre Dame picture 1

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