Picardy travel and what to visit in the region of France


Useful to visit the Picardy, attractions and sights to see including beautiful landscapes of various types that are constantly changing as you move.

Guide Picardy

The Picardy region of France, reveals an immense religious heritage. Famous for the famous Gothic cathedral Notre-Dame of Amiens, offers many other architectural treasures, made ​​of monasteries, churches and castles. Moving one another varied landscapes which include forests, woods, fields of wheat, the floating gardens of Amiens, chalk cliffs, sandy beaches on the coast of Picardy.

What to visit in Picardy

Amiens
The Notre Dame Cathedral is the largest cathedral in France with a harmonious structure in Gothic style. The Circus Hall was built and designed by a student of Gustave Eiffel, Emile Ricquier, and inaugurated by Jules Verne in the late nineteenth century when they were organized celebrations for the centenary of the French Revolution spent on the feast of St. John.

The Tower Perret is one of the first skyscrapers made ​​in Europe, a 110 meter high building with 30 storeys, built by architect Auguste Perret. The House of Jules Verne from 2006 is open as a museum, in the cemetery of the town is buried the famous writer.

Hortillonnages are a set of canals and gardens near the city center. E ‘can browse the channels with a flat bottom boats. Port d’Amont is the neighborhood where every week there is a market town on the water.

Other interesting places to see in Picardy
Laon, with its famous Gothic cathedral, the fortified churches of Thierache, the forest of Saint Gobain and the nature reserve located on the island Marsh. L ‘Oise is the territory of the great forests, suitable for sports activities, where they are imposing castles, Gothic cathedrals, abbeys and royal cities rich in history and traditions.

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