Located between Lille and Rouen, Amiens is just an hour away from Paris by train and only two hours from Brussels. The city is also conveniently situated along the route many British tourists take on their way back to Calais, as do most other northern European tourists when heading off on their holidays.The hotel's ideal location means that you are within walking distance of the town's many tourist attractions: the fantastic gothic cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Hortillonnages or "floating gardens" as they are also known, Jules Verne's former home and the Saint Leu quarter etc. Amiens is also an ideal base for day trips to the Bay of Somme, the various places conducting First World War remembrance tours, the Somme gardens and the gothic monuments that characterise the region.
Amiens also has a rich cultural life with the Zénith (arena), the Maison de la Culture (cultural centre), the Circus (amphitheatre) and the Théatre de la Comédie (comic theatre) all hosting some of the biggest names in show business and top shows throughout the year. Together, these venues draw in audiences from all over northern France and even Paris.Mégacité is the city's exhibition centre, which plays host to various large-scale events, including the 2012 National Firefighters' Conference, various medical conferences and the 2013 Philatelic Exhibition.
The city and the region are also home to some prestigious sporting events, including the 2012 National Swimming Championships, as well as a highly successful hockey team that is ranked as one of the best in the national league.
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