Cathédrale Notre Dame
The largest Gothic cathedral in France (it's 145m long) and a Unesco World Heritage Site, this magnificent structure was begun in 1220...
Galerie du Vitrail Claude Barre
Ever wonder how stained glass is designed and put together? You can see firsthand at this workshop, whose artisans fill commissions from...
Amiens' market gardens – some 3 sq km in extent – have supplied the city with vegetables and flowers since the Middle Ages. Today, their...
Chés Cabotans d'Amiens
A theatre whose stars are all traditional Picard marionettes. Great fun even if you don't speak Picard or French.
The welcome is as warm as the Algerian Berber-style couscous and tajines (stews), which are steamed, boiled, grilled and baked to...
Café Bissap information
Lonely Planet review
An ethnically mixed crowd, including students, sips rum cocktails and West African beers (eg Guinness Foreign Extra, brewed in Cameroon) amid decor from the Senegalese-born proprietor's native land. The soundtrack is African, Caribbean and Latin American, the atmosphere super-friendly.