Amiens is a city in northern France, divided by the Somme river. It’s known for the Gothic Amiens Cathedral and nearby medieval belfry. Shops and cafes line the Quartier St.-Leu’s narrow streets. Floating market gardens (“hortillonnages”) dot the city’s canals. The Musée de Picardie shows art and antiquities spanning centuries. Nearby, the Maison de Jules Verne is a museum where the science fiction author once lived.
Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, 120 km north of Paris and 100 km south-west of Lille.
France , officially the French Republic , is a sovereign state whose territory consists of metropolitan France in Western Europe, as well as several overseas regions and territories.