Amiens, France

Amiens in the Somme, France
Map of Hauts-de-France in France

Amiens is in the Hauts-de-France region.

Map of Picardy, France

Amiens is in the (80) Somme departement

Amiens in Somme

Map of Amiens in the Somme

About Amiens

Amiens is in the Somme department of the Picardy region.

On the river banks of the river Somme and is halfway between Paris and Calais.

the town is home to one of the worlds most impressive cathedrals and the largest Gothic in France, built in 1152 and then destroyed by lightning, rebuilding began in 1220 and lasted 25 years. Amiens is listed with UNESCO.

The tomb of Jules Verne is in the Madeleine cemetery.

In 1918 the Battle of Amiens

Tourism, travel, information

Amiens Tourisme office

Excellent local web site with much tourisme information; restaurants; hotels; monuments and visits. Yo can also send a postcard.