Picardy, Picardie in French, is a region located in northern France. This region has an exciting history and culture. There are many things to do and see in this great area.
If you enjoy wildlife and like spending time outdoors, consider visiting Marcanterra Park. This park is located in the nature reserve of the Bay of Somme and is home to over three-hundred bird species. You will able to view many unique birds in their nature environment. This place is sure to appeal to nature lovers of all ages.
The Amiens cathedral is another amazing sight to see. It is located in the heart of Picardy in the city of Amiens. This Roman Catholic cathedral overlooks the River Somme. It is the tallest cathedral in France with a height of over 138 feet. Another interesting fact about this cathedral is that it has the largest interior size of any French cathedral. This cathedral is estimated to have been built sometime between 1220 and 1270. It is renowned for the quantity and quality of early thirteen century Gothic sculpture.
If you are planning a visit to Picardy, consider staying in an apparthotel Picardie. Enjoy relaxing and sleeping in a fully furnished apartment building while enjoying the amenities and comforts of a hotel. An apart-hotel combines the positive aspects of a hotel and an apartment to create an comfortable, homelike environment.