- FIRST WORLD WAR CIMETRIES
- Seaside BAIE DE SOMME
- Gothic Cathedral Unesco Classified
- Floating Garden Hortillonages
- Jules Vernes House
City Name: AMIENS
Closest Convention Center: MEGACITE
Distance from Hotel: 3.11 MI/ 5 KM West
Golf: 5.59 MI/ 9 KM
Outdoor Tennis: 3.11 MI/ 5 KM
It's 5 minutes from Holiday Inn Express Amiens City Center to the Gothic Notre-Dame d'Amiens cathedral. The impressive 13th-century church has 42-metre-high vaulted naves to explore. See its facade light up from November-January during evening son et lumieres shows.
Get a bird's eye view of the rolling Picardie countryside near Amiens on a propeller plane ride from Aero-Club de Picardie Amiens Metropole. Kayak tours from Ailly-sur-Somme to Picquigny follow the serene River Somme past willow trees and kingfishers.
Don't Go Home Without
Visiting the 19th-century mansion house where Jules Verne penned his Extraordinary Voyages series and discovering his make-believe heroes like Phileas Fogg and Captain Nemo. Medieval objets d'art and Picasso paintings are on display at Picardie Museum.
Mouthwatering local delicacies are a must-taste in Amiens. Shallots, fresh cream and ham make up ficelle picardie savoury pancakes. Try crusty baguettes smothered in Amiens duck pâté and sample bitter Valencia almonds in Amiens macaroons.