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Amiens— 5 nights
City of Canals
Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Cathedrale Notre-Dame de Rouen and Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens. Let the collections at Musee des Beaux-Arts de Rouen and Maison de Jules Verne capture your imagination. Explore Amiens' surroundings by going to Le Havre (Musee Maison de L'Armateur, Abbaye de Graville, &more), Tank Corps Memorial (in Pozieres) and Honfleur (Satie House and Museum (Maisons Satie), Saint Catherine's Catholic Church, &more). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, see the interesting displays at Centre Abbe Pierre Emmaus, take a stroll through St-Leu, and browse the exhibits of Chateau de Martainville.
To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Amiens travel planner.
If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiports are Charles de Gaulle International Airport, Paris Beauvais Tillé Airport and Lille-Lesquin Airport. In April, daily temperatures in Amiens can reach 18°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.
Things to do in Amiens
Le Havre, Rouen, Honfleur, Martainville-Epreville, Chateau de Mesnieres
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