The birthplace of famous figures such as Rousseau, La Fontaine and Dumas, and full of ancient and contemporary history, Picardy has many sides. Both ...
Armistice of 11 November 1918
The armistice of 11 November 1918 marked Germany's surrender and the end of the First World War. The 11th of November became a day of remembrance ... to pay tribute to the soldiers who died.
The Way of Saint James in France
In order to reach Spain, pilgrims travelling to Santiago de Compostela can choose from one of four routes that run through France. Many monuments have ... been built along these historical roads to welcome the pilgrims.
The Cathedral of Amiens
The Notre-Dame of Amiens Cathedral in the heart of Picardy is one of the largest typical Gothic churches of the 13th century in France, alongside ... Notre-Dame of Chartres or Notre-Dame of Reims. It was registered as a historical monument in 1862, and as a Unesco world heritage in 1981.