About Amiens

IDRAC Amiens is situated in the center of the student quarter just a few minutes away from the city center.

Amiens is called “the little Venice of the North” because of all the canals and river going through the city. Capital of the Picardy region, this city boasts a rich heritage in art and architecture. Significant from a historical point of view, it is also a dynamic city economically speaking with its textile tradition famous since the 18th century.





  • Cathedral
  • Jules Verne’s house
  • Quartier Saint-Leu
  • Citadelle de Doullens
  • Underground city of Naours
  • National Australian Memorial
  • Flea Markets


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