What to do in Amiens this weekend: must-do activities [Advice]

Amiens, the famous Picardy town, offers a multitude of events and activities for culture, sport and shopping enthusiasts. Don't worry, we've selected the best things to do in Amiens this weekend!

Reading Nights in Picardy

The theme of this year's national event, organised by the Centre national du livre, is the body. It takes place in libraries, media libraries, bookshops and schools across the country. The programme includes fun activities, lectures and free shows for all! For more information, visit the dedicated website or one of the participating media libraries.

Follow local sports competitions

Football takes centre stage

Amiens SC, who play in Ligue 2, is looking to get back to winning ways in front of its home crowd, after a run of six matches without success. Other matches at regional and amateur level are also scheduled, in particular for the young talents from the club's training centre.

The French Football Cup: an event not to be missed

This weekend, SSEP Hombourg-Haut take on the team from Amiens in the French Cup. The Spartans will need plenty of supporters to see them through. There are 2,600 seats available around the stadium. Tickets for the match are on sale in various local shops.

Shopping and eco-responsible fashion at No Fast Fashion

The travelling second-hand shop No Fast Fashion set up shop at Mégacité at the beginning of the month, and is expecting between 15,000 and 20,000 visitors this weekend! You'll be able to find over 6,000 tonnes of clothes, at a single price of 29 euros per kilo. It's a great opportunity to get in on a bargain and help protect the environment at the same time!

Leisure and relaxation

For those looking for less sporting or cultural activities, here are a few suggestions for enjoying a pleasant moment with your loved ones:

  • Stroll along the banks of the Somme and discover the famous Hortillonnages, floating gardens that offer a peaceful stroll through the heart of the city.
  • Discover the impressive Notre-Dame d'Amiens Cathedral, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Take a trip to the covered market, a real institution in Amiens, open from Tuesday to Saturday.
  • Board a boat in the Parc Saint-Pierre and enjoy the pleasures of the water.

Whatever you choose, make the most of your weekend in Amiens and don't hesitate to share your discoveries and good tips with us!

Claudia Bernard

Claudia turned her passion for travel into a sustainable lifestyle by becoming a digital nomad. She explores the globe while working remotely, offering practical advice for those who want to combine work and a passion for travel. Discover her tips for finding the best work spots, managing jet lag and living a balanced nomadic life.

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