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France homepageAmiens self catering holiday homes accommodation. This page lists holiday homes gites cottages accommodation in Amiens and/or closeby. If you are travelling for business or pleasure please choose from our selection of self catering accommodation in Amiens. Amiens is a city and capital of the Somme department in Picardie, in northern France. It lies120 km north of Paris. Amiens Cathedral is the largest cathedral in France. Work started on it in 1220, built to house the head of John the Baptist, brought back from the crusades in 1206 and a magnet for pilgrims. It was completed in 50 years and is a masterpiece of engineering, Gothic architecture carried to extremes. Two towers of unequal height frame the west front. Restored in the 1850's, it is famous for its statues and reliefs, which inspired John Ruskin's "The Bible of Amiens". In the city, the picturesque quarter of St Leu is a pedesterianized area of low houses and flower-lined canals with waterside restauants, bars and artisans' shops, while to the east, Les Hortillonages is a colourful patchwork of marshland market gardens, now a protected natural site.

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Picardy is in northern France, lying south of the Nord-Pas de Calais region. Cathedrals are the main appeal of this region, with the Cathedral Notre-Dame in its capital Amiens, a pinnacle of the Gothic style. More splendid examples can be seen at Beauvais, Noyon, Senlis and in the hilltop town of Laon. The chateaux at Chantilly and Compiegne are both spectacular visitor attractions.


Where is Amiens?

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Amiens is about 158 kms from Calais and the ferries.

Amiens is about 251 kms from Caen and the ferries.

Amiens is about 142 kms from Paris.

By Air - There are international airports at a number of the country’s major cities. Paris Charles de Gaulle International Airport is located 15 miles northeast of Paris. Paris Orly International Airport is located south of Paris. On the west coast of France is Bordeaux International Airport. Lyon Saint-Exupery International Airport is in the centre of France. Nice airport is on the south coast of France. Perpignan is on the French / Spanish border.

By Ferry - Brittany Ferries - Portsmouth to Cherbourg - Caen and St. Malo - Poole to Cherbourg - Plymouth to Roscoff. From Ireland Cork - Roscoff. P&O Ferries - Dover to Calais - Portsmouth to Bilbao in Northern Spain.

By Train - TGV trains connect the main french cities and their international airports.


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france-accommodation-in-Amiens-self-catering-cottagesSleeps 6. At the edge of a village, this detached gate-house of the small Castle of Neuvillette (65 m2). Unique location and beautiful surroundings. Many daytrips possible like visiting one of the many castles or a day at the beach (40 km). 4 bycicles available in consultation.

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