Things to do in Amiens

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Start with the Top Sights in Amiens

If you're in Amiens to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens

⭐️ 4.8 (12377)

Zoo Amiens Métropole

⭐️ 4.2 (5872)

St. Pierre Park

⭐️ 4.3 (5366)

Les Hortillonnages : visites guidées en barque à cornet traditionnelle

⭐️ 4.5 (3165)

Jules Verne House

⭐️ 4.4 (2599)

Musée De Picardie

⭐️ 4.7 (1059)

Jardin des Plantes

⭐️ 4.2 (973)

From Grand Marais Park

⭐️ 4.2 (766)

Beffroi d'Amiens

⭐️ 4.2 (583)

Archaeological Garden of Saint-Acheul

⭐️ 3.9 (126)

The top affordable restaurants in Amiens

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Amiens city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

Le Quai

⭐️ 4.4 (2401)

Price Range: $$

Brasserie de l'horloge

⭐️ 4.4 (1382)

Price Range: $$

Les Bouchées Doubles

⭐️ 4.5 (1214)

Price Range: $$

La Brasserie Jules

⭐️ 4.3 (1050)

Price Range: $$

Le Dos D'Âne

⭐️ 4.3 (709)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Osmoz

⭐️ 4.5 (629)

Price Range: $$

Les Marronniers

⭐️ 4.6 (537)

Price Range: $$

Ail des Ours

⭐️ 4.7 (504)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Leu Duo

⭐️ 4.5 (414)

Price Range: $$

Miam's Amiens

⭐️ 4.6 (411)

Price Range: $

Bistrot La Peña

⭐️ 4.7 (321)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Amiens

These are curated, high quality experiences in Amiens hosted by locals!

Seal hikes in the Bay of Somme

Calligraphy workshop in Paris

First flight in Baie de Somme

End your night in some of the best bars in Amiens

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Amiens, curated exclusively for you.

The Parnell Heritage Pub & Grill

⭐️ 4.3 (2462)

Price Range: $$

The Brew Dock

⭐️ 4.3 (2256)

Price Range: $$

Madigan's O'Connell Street

⭐️ 4.3 (1966)

Price Range: $$

The Confession Box

⭐️ 4.6 (1171)

Price Range: $

Grainger's Cafe Bar

⭐️ 4.3 (1030)

Price Range: $$

Ryan's Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (934)

Price Range: $$

Chaplins Bar

⭐️ 4.4 (791)

Price Range: $

McGettigan's D9

⭐️ 4.1 (565)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (470)

The 9 3/4

⭐️ 4.3 (402)

Couleur Café - Bar à Cocktails Rhumerie Saint Leu Amiens

⭐️ 4.3 (382)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Amiens

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Check out these bookable attractions in Amiens

These are some of the best tours, museums, and activities in Amiens.

Horse Carriage Ride in Val de Somme

Le Hamel Battlefield Tour

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Amiens?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

les Orfèvres

⭐️ 4.5 (398)

Price Range: $$$

La Table du Marais

⭐️ 4.5 (348)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit Amiens Cathedral: This stunning Gothic masterpiece is the largest church of its kind in France and boasts intricate detail that's sure to impress.
  2. Explore the old town: Take a stroll through the cobbled streets of this beautiful, historic city and discover a variety of quaint cafes, restaurants, and shops.
  3. Walk along the Somme River: The banks of the stunning Somme River offer spectacular views and the perfect spot for a charming evening walk.

Amiens is a beautiful city to visit any time of year. However, for the best experience, the most ideal time to visit is in the summer months of June and July. During this season, the city is more vibrant and the weather is mild, providing the perfect conditions for visitors.

Amiens is an ideal city to explore in a few days. With its timeless architecture, captivating canals and rivers, and historic monuments and churches, the city offers plenty of chances to learn about French culture and history. From wandering through its charming narrow alleyways to indulging in the abundance of delicious savoury and sweet treats in the local markets, you'll have plenty of time to get lost in the magical city for a memorable experience.

Amiens, France is an ideal city for exploring by foot. Public transportation is also an excellent option to get around the city with various bus, tram, and train lines. Renting a bike is also a popular choice for getting around town quickly and enjoying the fresh air at the same time.

Amiens is a great destination for kids! Visitors can enjoy the Parc Africain de Sigean, an African safari adventure located just south of the city, or take a magical tour of the notable Notre-Dame Cathedral, the world's largest gothic cathedral. Afterwards, a visit to the Futuroscope theme park is a must for kids of all ages, offering a range of rides, shows and educational experiences.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Amiens. To start off we'd have to mention Cleary's Pub, Lloyd's Bar & Lounge, Mullet's Bar. Check out our page on the best bars in Amiens.

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