About Amiens


Let's have a look around into background of Amiens
  • Region: Picardie 
  • Country: France 
  • Latitude: 49.9
  • Longitude: 2.3
  • Time zone: Europe/Paris
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour 

Weather in Amiens

  • Climate: Oceanic climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November

Location

Amiens is a city and commune in northern France, 120 km (75 mi) north of Paris and 100 km (62 mi) south-west of Lille. It is the capital of the Somme department in Hauts-de-France. The city had a population of 136,105 according to the 2006 census. It has one of the biggest university hospitals in France with a capacity of 1,200 beds

Distance from Amiens center to Airport

  • Airport: Beauvais-Tille Airport
  • Driving Distance: 40 miles / 64 km 
  • Driving Time: 48 minutes
  • Languages: English

Modes of transport

Airport: Beauvais-Tille Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: €0.50 - €1.00 per bag
  • Housekeeper: €1.00 - €1.50 per day
  • Concierge: €8.00 - €20.00

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10% of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Auchel,
  • Mericourt,
  • Noeux-les-Mines

Emergency Contact Numbers in Amiens city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Beauvais-Tille Airport (+33 892 68 20 66)
  • Hospital: Hospital Center Universitaire D'amiens (+33 3 22 66 79 85)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Amiens.

  • The Bird and Nature Festival
  • For little hands
  • Festival international du Film

Tourist Attractions

  • Amiens Cathedral
  • Jules Verne House
  • Amiens Zoo

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cinema Gaumont Amiens
  • Culture House

Visit Top Restaurants in Amiens

  • Bear Garlic
  • leo duo
  • The dock

Top Shopping Centers in Amiens

  • Shopping Promenade
  • Spar Shopping

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Jules Verne House
  • Somme 1916 Museum
  • Botanical Garden

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Bear Garlic - Bear
  • leo duo - Pineapple
  • The dock - Steak

Sports Club

  • Amiens Sporting Club Football
  • Amiens Sporting Club
  • Golf Club Amiens

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €1.34
  • Taxi:€ 2.10 
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): €666.67
  • Cheap meal:€22.00  
  • Gasoline:€1.35  
  • 3 course meal: €65.00
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