Avoid being overcharged by taxi at your arrival at Orly airport, better choose a private vehicle which offers a fixed and affordable rate. Our airport car service will transfer you directly to any destination where you need to go.
Shuttle transfer from Orly Airport to Amiens City
History of Amiens Amiens is known for its Notre-Dame Cathedral, a gem of Gothic art and one of the largest cathedrals in the world. It is listed twice on the list of UNESCO World Heritage. Amiens or "small Venice of the North" is known for its many canals and floating gardens. With its rich heritage and picturesque neighborhoods, Amiens reflects its history of 2000 years. In 1992 he was awarded the City of Art and History label for its efforts to protect and value the exceptional heritage.
Cathedrals, churches and abbeys Amiens Cathedral Notre Dame UNESCO World Heritage Built between 1220 and 1288, the Notre Dame Cathedral is one of the largest in the world with 145m in length, 42m in height and 200 000m3 of total volume. Since the restoration of its western facade, Notre Dame is a benchmark in polychrome Gothic portals, which is from the show "Amiens, the cathedral in colors" which restores the colors of medieval portals.
Museums and places of interest Jules Verne House Jules Verne lived from 1882 to 1900 in a mansion with his nineteenth-century furniture. The House in the Tower invites its visitors to dream and to discover the intimacy of a writer through over 700 heritage objects and documents.
Musée de Picardie This museum was built between 1855 and 1867 and traces the history of arts and techniques of the Paleolithic the next century. It houses archaeological collections, Egyptian, Greek, Gallo-Roman, medieval, sculptures, French and foreign paintings, works of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. The museum is being renovated: entrance to the basement for archaeological collections and the ground floor to the medieval collections and fine arts. Grand living room houses part of the tables according to thematic collections clashes until the reopening of the 1st floor.
Saint-Leu Amiens In the Middle Ages, water mills and set the rhythm of city life. This popular area has a rich artisan past. The art galleries, bookstores, antique shops and currently occupy the narrow, colorful houses in the neighborhood. The city can be visited on foot, by boat or by carriage. On Saturday morning, visitors can go very early "Water Market", supplied by gardeners Hortillonnages.
Distance between Amiens and Paris airports In only 45 minutes, we can get to Beauvais airport 62 km from the city of Amiens. Roissy airport is 130 km and it can be reached in 1 hour 30 minutes. As to Orly airport, it is 153 km and takes about 2 hours.