Must-see attractions in Amiens

  • Amiens Cathedrale Notre Dame

    Cathédrale Notre Dame


    A Unesco World Heritage Site, the largest Gothic cathedral in France (at 145m long) and the largest in the world by volume was begun in 1220 to house the…

  • House-museum of Jules Verne in Amiens, France.

    Maison de Jules Verne


    Jules Verne (1828–1905) wrote some of his best-known works of brain-tingling – and eerily prescient – science fiction under the eaves of this turreted…

  • Beffroi d'Amiens


    Constructed between 1406 and 1410, Amiens' massive square belfry – a Unesco-listed monument – has a mid-18th-century top reaching 52m, which was rebuilt…

  • Musée de Picardie


    Housed in a dashing Second Empire structure (1855–67), the Picardy Museum contains archaeological exhibits, medieval art and Revolution-era ceramics. It's…

  • Tour Perret


    One of Europe's earliest skyscrapers, the reinforced concrete Perret Tower (110m) faces the train station. It was designed by Belgian architect Auguste…

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