Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, Amiens

4.3
#1 of 25 in Parks in Somme
Garden · Nature / Park
Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens, also known as the "Floating Gardens," make a spectacular patchwork of 300 hectares (1.6 square miles). Surrounded by the Somme and Avre rivers, the floating gardens have been cultivated since the Middle Ages. The gardens are in a marshy area surrounded by 40 miles of canals sometimes called "Little Venice of the North." You can walk along the footpaths or see the gardens from a boat called the Barques à Cornet. Add Les Hortillonnages d'Amiens to your Amiens travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Amiens online journey planner.
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  • You come to a place where some flat bottom little boats are moored, you embark for a 45 minutes trip very slowly throughout nature and cultivated fields on the edge of the river, it looks as if you...  more »
  • Les Hortillonnages is a series of waterways through a large expanse of market gardens. You can take a 45 minute boat trip on small boats that are like gondolas that weave their way through the...  more »

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