In Amiens, the capital of Picardie, a thousand treasures await
discovery by lovers of art and history. On a leisurely stroll through
the city’s ancient streets takes in many a marvel : Jules Verne’s
House, Picardie Museum, Saint-Leu quarter, Hôtel de Berny, the
wonderful canal network, examples of the region’s unique marshy market
gardening method, and Notre-Dame, a 13th-century Gothic cathedral and
an architectural masterpiece that remains unsurpassed today.