AMIENS IS A CITY WITH A RICH HERITAGE, WHERE LIFE IS GOOD...

FIND OUT ABOUT ITS MAIN FEATURES AND EVENTS !

The Cathedral Notre Dame of Amiens
Heritage

The Cathedral Notre Dame of Amiens

The Cathedral Notre Dame of Amiens is a masterpiece of Gothic art, located at the very heart of the city.

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The International Film Festival
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The International Film Festival

Every year in November, for 9 consecutive days, the International Film Festival takes place in Amiens...

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The Zénith
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The Zénith

The Zénith is a very large venue that hosts dozens of concerts and various other shows every year.

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The Cirque Jules Verne
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The Cirque Jules Verne

The Cirque Jules Verne is not only a historical monument, but also a fully active performance venue !

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Parks and gardens
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Parks and gardens

The many green spaces of Amiens provide places to play football, basketball, or even to go for a nice, relaxing jog...

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The gastronomy
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The gastronomy

Picardy's heritage also lies in its rich and flavourful gastronomy... Find out about its most emblematic foods !

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Ché Cabotans d'Amiens
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Ché Cabotans d'Amiens

Since 1933, the Théâtre d’animation Picard has been staging a puppet show that features traditional wooden puppets in typical...

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The Christmas market
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The Christmas market

The place to buy things of wonder, and to feast on delicious winter foods.

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Sports in Amiens
Sports

Sports in Amiens

You may practice scores of different sports in Amiens... To find out about them, it's simple !

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The great réderies
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The great réderies

Two large-scale flea-markets take place every year, gathering thousands of sellers and buyers on a quest to find the hidden...

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The movie theaters
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The movie theaters

There are 3 movie theaters in Amiens : Cinéma Saint Leu, Cinéma Orson Welles, and Cinéma Gaumont Pathé.

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The Hortillonnages
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The Hortillonnages

Hortillonnages are the "floating gardens" of Amiens. They are a particularly suitable place for vegetable growing.

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The Saint Leu district
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The Saint Leu district

The Saint Leu district is a popular neighbourhood lined with narrow, colourful houses...

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Table tennis
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Table tennis

Lovers of racket sports, you may practice table tennis for either pleasure or competition.

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Swimming pools
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Swimming pools

There are three swimming pools in Amiens, where you may relax of course, but also and most importantly get a good workout…

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Jules Verne's house
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Jules Verne's house

Famous writer Jules Verne elected to live in Amiens for much of his life, and left more than a few traces...

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The Musée de Picardie
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The Musée de Picardie

The Musée de Picardie is an art and archeological museum. It boasts rich collections and frequent exhibitions.

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The Maison de la Culture
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The Maison de la Culture

The Maison de la Culture or MCA (Amiens House of Culture) offers drama & dance performances, concerts, exhibitions, and...

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The skating rink
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The skating rink

The Coliseum skating rink welcomes all ice-skating lovers, for either regular practice or mere leisurely fun.

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The libraries
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The libraries

For pleasure, research, or to learn more about Picardy, pay a visit to one of Amiens' libraries...

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