Amiens is the capital of the northern French region of Picardy. As well as its own attractions, the city makes a practical base from which to explore the area of the First World War's Western Front located nearby.

Get in

Trains from Paris at least hourly, normally about €18 each way. Journey time one hour ten minutes for fast Corail trains, slightly longer for stopping TER services.

Get around

Community bicycle system in Amiens

There are many signs (direction, tourism, car parks).However, the city center is pedestrianized, it is advised to park a little farther, or in the numerous underground parkings of the city center.

Amiens has a decent bus system(€1.20 for a ticket which is valid one hour) and a community bicycle system but bicycles are not in useful areas.


Amiens Cathedral

Amiens's cathedral is one of the major works of the French Gothic style, with a fine façade and interesting sculptures. The cathedral is also a UNESCO World Heritage site.

The Hortillonages, market gardens separated by small canals, are visitable by boat.


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