History of the town of Amiens in Picardy
Capital of the region of Picardy, in the Somme department prefecture and Canton, Amiens is one of the communes of France. A peace treaty ending the Second European alliance against France was concluded at a time in the history of the town. Amiens made a name through the advancement of its textile production in the nineteenth century. His first track was built in 1848 to join Boulogne-sur-Mer. During the First and Second World Wars, Amiens suffers serious sequelae they generated. After the war, the city was rebuilt and improvement plans have been undertaken.
Tourism and activities in Amiens
Known for its gardens, Amiens door as qualifier "Venice of the North." This is a town that is full of monuments and tourist places remarkable will please history buffs. Notre-Dame d’Amiens is a landmark building in the town. Do not miss the interesting monuments such as the Weeping Angel statue and the tower of Amiens.
For you who are fascinated by discovery, you have the advantage to enjoy a guided tour of the Musée de Picardie, Amiens municipal circus, Jules Verne’s house and the church of Saint-Leu. For a nice view over the city, you could go to the tower Perret. Also, to help you relax and clear your mind, you do not hesitate to explore the natural and open spaces of Amiens. You can see the floating gardens and discover the bridge, locate also the Zoo Amiens Métropole and various animals. Hiking in the park Saint-Pierre, the largest park of Marais, the pink square and garden plants, etc.. are ideal for nature lovers.
Our transfer service is available to help you discover all the sights of the city of Amiens. Therefore, you can entrust your transfer in and around the city. We offer you three collections of cars comfortable and well equipped. You choose between collective shuttle, private car and luxury car VIP. A presentable and serious driver will be with you during the course.
Transfer from Amiens to Paris airports
Amiens is 99 miles southwest of Lille, 114 km from Paris. It is located 69 km from Paris Beauvais, 134 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 162 km from Orly airport.