From 23rd November to 31st December 2018
Visitors young and old have been coming to the Amiens Christmas Market since 1997. With it's 130 chalets that stretch for over 2 km, it has a great choice of gift ideas. From 23rd November to 31st December, craftsmen from France and all over the world will offer a variety of handmade gifts, Christmas décorations and delicious delicacies.
For this 21st edition, flowers arranging on display are made by Andrée Joinville. Every Christmas mecanics decorations in shops are handmad with naturals, vegetables matters and flowers. All of them are created in the spirit of Christmas.
Christmas in Amiens
Top things to do
for Christmas in Amiens
Admire the sound and light show at the Cathedral, Notre-Dame d'Amiens.
Every evening during the Christmas Market a new polychromatic show, “Chroma” will shown at the cathedral. It uses colour and and infinite palette of nuances to trace the history of the cathedral. The Gothic architecture lends itself to strange optical illusions whilst the music adds emotion to the experience.
Visit the Circus
The circus, a must-see building in Amiens, seats between 1400 and 1650 people and is the largest circus building in France. The Jules-Verne Circus is also a National school of Circus and Street Arts whose main vocation is to promote circus art in all its forms, traditionnel and contemporary, as well as opening up to other artistic forms. Every year a special Christmas show with exceptionnal acts is proposed to the general public.