Free Walking Sightseeing Tour #1 in Amiens, France


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 15 sights
Distance 4.4 km
Ascend 77 m
Descend 69 m

Explore Amiens in France with this free self-guided walking tour. The map shows the route of the tour. Below is a list of attractions, including their details.

Activities in AmiensIndividual Sights in Amiens

Sight 1: Ancienne caserne Stengel

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The former Stengel barracks is a building in the centre of Amiens, in the Somme department. It is located in the Saint-Jacques district.

Wikipedia: Ancienne caserne Stengel (Amiens) (FR)

402 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 2: Maison du Bailliage

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The Maison du Bailliage or Malmaison is a building located in the city centre of Amiens, near the town hall, in the Somme department.

Wikipedia: Maison du Bailliage (Amiens) (FR)

234 meters / 3 minutes

Sight 3: Belfry

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The Belfry of Amiens is a belfry located on Place au Fil, in the city centre of Amiens. It has been listed in the supplementary inventory of Historic Monuments since 7 August 1926 and then in the UNESCO World Heritage Site as Belfries of Belgium and France since 2005.

Wikipedia: Beffroi d'Amiens (FR)

557 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 4: Église Saint-Remi

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357 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 5: Bibliothèque municipale Louis Aragon

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Since 2000, the Amiens Métropole Libraries have brought together the municipal libraries of the municipalities that make up the Amiens Métropole Urban Community.

Wikipedia: Bibliothèques d'Amiens Métropole (FR)

327 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 6: Cirque Jules Verne

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Cirque Jules Verne Original téléversé par ByB sur Wikipédia français. / CC BY-SA 2.5

Cirque Jules-Verne is located Place Longueville in Amiens. Built in 1889 by the architect Émile Ricquier, he bore the name of Municipal Cirque of Amiens until 2003.

Wikipedia: Cirque Jules-Verne (FR), Website

564 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 7: Maison Jules Verne

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The Jules Verne House, located at 2, rue Charles-Dubois in Amiens, is the house in which Jules Verne lived from 1882 to 1900. It now houses a museum that evokes the life, work and public action of the writer, who composed more than thirty novels there.

Wikipedia: Maison de Jules Verne (FR)

620 meters / 7 minutes

Sight 8: Tour Perret

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Tour Perret is a 29-storey, 110 m (360 ft) residential skyscraper in Amiens, France. It has been described as France's first skyscraper, and was registered as a historic monument in 1975.

Wikipedia: Tour Perret (Amiens) (EN)

485 meters / 6 minutes

Sight 9: Ancien hôtel des Trésoriers de France, ou hôtel de Berny, actuellement Musée d'Art local et d'Histoi

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The Hotel de Berny Museum is a local history museum for the region of Picardy. It is located in Amiens. It is currently closed for building works. It is a Museum of France.

Wikipedia: Hotel de Berny Museum (EN)

165 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 10: Statue de Pierre l'Ermite

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Statue de Pierre l'Ermite

Peter the Hermit, also known as Little Peter, Peter of Amiens or Peter of Achères, was a Roman Catholic priest of Amiens and a key figure during the military expedition from France to Jerusalem, known as the People's Crusade. He is by some called Blessed Peter the Hermit, although he has not been beatified in the Catholic Church.

Wikipedia: Peter the Hermit (EN)

131 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 11: Parc de l'Evêché

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The Parc de l'Évêché is a public garden that borders the north side of the choir of Amiens Cathedral.

Wikipedia: Parc de l'Evéché d'Amiens (FR)

151 meters / 2 minutes

Sight 12: Palais épiscopal d'Amiens

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The palace of the bishopric of Amiens, close to the cathedral, is the former residence of the bishops of Amiens, located in the Parc de l'Evéché d'Amiens.

Wikipedia: Palais de l'Évêché d'Amiens (FR)

52 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 13: Amiens Cathedral

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The Cathedral Basilica of Our Lady of Amiens, or simply Amiens Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic church. The cathedral is the seat of the Bishop of Amiens. It is situated on a slight ridge overlooking the River Somme in Amiens, the administrative capital of the Picardy region of France, some 120 kilometres north of Paris.

Wikipedia: Amiens Cathedral (EN)

359 meters / 4 minutes

Sight 14: Maison du Sagittaire

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The Maison du Sagittaire is located in the city centre of Amiens in the Somme department.

Wikipedia: Maison du Sagittaire (FR)

17 meters / 0 minutes

Sight 15: Logis du Roi

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The Logis du Roy is a building located in downtown Amiens, in the Somme department.

Wikipedia: Logis du Roi (FR)


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