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Amiens Destination Guide

Delve into Amiens in France!

Amiens in the region of Picardie with it's 143,086 residents is a city in France - some 72 mi (or 116 km) North of Paris, the country's capital.

Map of the area of Amiens in France

Current time in Amiens is now 04:04 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named "Europe / Paris" with an UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: London, The Hague, Haarlem, Amsterdam, Brussels or Boulogne-Billancourt. While being here, make sure to check out Salouel, Saleux, Rivery, Poulainville, Pont-de-Metz and Amiens as well. We encountered some videos in the web. Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation.


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Weather Conditions Today & Next Days Forecast

18°C / 65 °F Few clouds
Morning Temperature 7°C / 44 °F
Evening Temperature 16°C / 61 °F
Night Temperature 10°C / 49 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 57%
Air Pressure 1018.9 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 20% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 22nd of September 2017
Light rain, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Light rain Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 4°C (38 °F)
Saturday, 23rd of September 2017
Broken clouds, light breeze.
Broken clouds Day: 18°C (65 °F)
Night: 6°C (43 °F)
Sunday, 24th of September 2017
Sky is clear, light breeze, few clouds.
Sky is clear Day: 23°C (74 °F)
Night: 14°C (57 °F)

Videos

Amiens faces riots Visages en Amiens wi...

04:32 min ( August 14, 2012 by facingcities)
Views: 804 - Rating: 5/5

Looting and riots in Amiens go back to the crusades. The initial impetus for the building the famous Amiens cathedral came from the installation of the reputed head of John the Baptist on 17 December ...

Le Night Fly à la foire de la St-Jean 2...

05:33 min ( July 01, 2012 by sebastien morel)
Views: 1,133 - Rating: 5/5

Attraction foraine a forte sensation


Villers Bret - Anzac part 3 'City of Ami...

05:52 min ( January 20, 2010 by anzacconnection)
Views: 1,033 - Rating: 5/5

The city of Amiens in northern France was a centre of activity for Australian troops during 1916, 17 & 18. Presenter gary 'Tex' Houston walks around the sites and explains the strategic importance of ...

Amiens A walking tour around the city / ...

06:34 min ( August 12, 2011 by ProudBasque)
Views: 1,037 - Rating: 0/5

Photographic slideshow of the city of Amiens, capital of the Somme department in Picardy (France). Mainly featuring its gothic cathedral (a World Heritage Site), the largest in France. Other images in...


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Upcomming Local Events

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Amiens during the next days.

22
Sep
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / ROUEN - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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26
Sep
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / LYON - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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29
Sep
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / MULHOUSE - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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30
Sep
2017

Amiens Vs Lille

Beginning: no exact start tme given.
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03
Oct
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / GRENOBLE - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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08
Oct
2017

HANNI EL KHATIB + GUEST

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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10
Oct
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / BORDEAUX - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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13
Oct
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / EPINAL - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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17
Oct
2017

GOTHIQUES D'AMIENS / GAP - SAXOPRINT LIGUE MAGNUS

Beginning: 08:00 pm (20:00).
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19
Oct
2017

ROVER "OUT OF THE BLUE" - + THE WOODEN WOLF

Beginning: 08:30 pm (20:30).
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Interesting facts about this location

Amiens Cathedral

The Cathedral of Our Lady of Amiens (French: Cathédrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens), or simply Amiens Cathedral, is a Roman Catholic cathedral and seat of the Bishop of Amiens (currently Jean-Luc Bouilleret). It is situated on a slight ridge overlooking the River Somme in the administrative capital of the Picardy region of France, some 120 km north of Paris.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at 49.9, 2.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1230s architecture, 13th-century architecture, 1400s architecture, Basilica churches in France, Buildings and structures in Amiens, Cathedrals in France, Churches in Somme, Landmarks in France, World Heritage Sites in France

Battle of Amiens (1918)

The Battle of Amiens (also known as the Third Battle of Picardy), which began on 8 August 1918, was the opening phase of the Allied offensive later known as the Hundred Days Offensive that ultimately led to the end of the First World War. Allied forces advanced over seven miles on the first day, one of the greatest advances of the war, with Henry Rawlinson's British Fourth Army playing the decisive role.

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Located at 49.9, 2.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:1918 in France, Amiens, Battles of World War I involving Australia, Battles of World War I involving Canada, Battles of World War I involving France, Battles of World War I involving Germany, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of World War I involving the United States, Battles of the Western Front (World War I), Conflicts in 1918, History of Somme

Hundred Days Offensive

The Hundred Days Offensive was the final period of the First World War, during which the Allies launched a series of offensives against the Central Powers on the Western Front from 8 August to 11 November 1918, beginning with the Battle of Amiens. The offensive forced the German armies to retreat beyond the Hindenburg Line and was followed by an armistice.

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Located at 49.9, 2.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 0 mi away.
Tags:Battles of World War I involving Australia, Battles of World War I involving Belgium, Battles of World War I involving British India, Battles of World War I involving Canada, Battles of World War I involving France, Battles of World War I involving New Zealand, Battles of World War I involving Newfoundland, Battles of World War I involving Portugal, Battles of World War I involving South Africa, Battles of World War I involving the United Kingdom, Battles of World War I involving the United States, Battles of the Western Front (World War I), Conflicts in 1918, Military operations of World War I involving Germany

Gare de Saint-Roch (Somme)

Saint-Roch is a station in the French Northern city of Amiens. The station was opened in 1847 when the line from Amiens to Abbeville opened. The station was heavily bombarded during the nights of the 18 and 20 May 1940, but the building escaped relatively unscaved. It did not escape the allied bombardments of 1942 and 1944 and was rebuilt by Pierre Dufau in 1945.

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Located at 49.9, 2.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 1 mi away.
Tags:Buildings and structures in Amiens, Railway stations in the Somme, Région Nord

Noye

The Noye is a river in the Picardie region of northern France. The Noye is located in the northern part of the Picard plateau. It is the left tributary of the Avre river, which is itself a left tributary of the Somme. The Noye starts near the commune of Vendeuil-Caply and extends to a length of 33 kilometres . It flows through the departments of Oise and Somme at Breteuil and Ailly-sur-Noye, reentering the Avre at Boves, 9 kilometres southeast of Amiens.

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Located at 49.9, 2.3 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 5 mi away.
Tags:Rivers of France, Rivers of Oise