Car Hire Ablaincourt Train Station
Address & Contact DetailsGare Sncf Tgv Haute Picardie, Ablaincourt, 80320. Tel: 0322848271
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Find your perfect hire car at Amiens Ablaincourt Train StationIt might provide the perfect base to visit the First World War Battle of the Somme Memorial, but the city of Amiens and its intriguing surrounds have so much more to offer adventurers at heart.
From UNESCO World Heritage Sites and museums, to beautiful parks and charming riverside cafes, the historic city is filled with many wonders.
That’s not forgetting France’s world-famous capital Paris is just two hours down the road. En route, pull over at pristine national parks to stretch your legs.
To make the most of your time in this inspiring French region, arrange an Avis hire car from Amiens’ Ablaincourt Train Station and let the road trip begin.
Plan your journey from Amiens Ablaincourt Train StationStep into your rental car at Amiens Ablaincourt Train Station and take a leisurely 35-minute drive to the historic gem of Amiens, where some of France’s most awe-inspiring sights await.
The most prominent piece of architecture in this vibrant city is the Cathédrale Notre Dame. At 145 metres high, it’s officially France’s largest gothic cathedral. This 13th century structure is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. One of its most striking features is the ornate baroque altar.
Jules Verne, the celebrated science fiction writer, was born in Amiens and the house where he produced some of his best work during the 19th century has been transformed into a museum. Close by is one of the largest regional museums in France, the Musée de Picardie. It’s the place to see archaeological objects and fine art in the city.
A stroll around the canalside St.Leu Quarter settled alongside the river Somme is a must, particularly in the evening. Take a pit stop at the surrounding bustling cafes, restaurants and bars housed in traditional-style buildings dressed with colourful shutters.
During the festive season, Amiens holds a world-class Christmas market. That’s not forgetting all the other impressive markets the pedestrian-friendly city runs throughout the year, with a particular focus on gourmet food.
Once you’ve explored the city centre, it’s time to make the most of your hire car and plan your road trip beyond Amiens.
Beyond Ablaincourt Train StationPlanning a road trip from Amiens couldn’t be easier. The only tricky part is deciding which of the surrounding thriving cities and historic sights you would like to visit first.
By far the most popular day trip to make from Amiens is to the Battle of the Somme Memorial, just ten minutes away by car.
The Thiepval Memorial to the Missing of the Somme pays tribute to the 72,195 British and South African men who died during the First World War and remain missing without graves. It’s also possible to visit the site where the Battle of the Somme took place in 1916.
France’s world-famous capital city is less than a two-hour drive away from Amiens, making this an attractive option for a road trip. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the City of Light – one of the most iconic places in the world.
From the Eiffel Tower and the Louvre to the Musée d'Orsay and bohemian Montmartre district, Paris has much to offer. Wander around and admire the many landmarks, like the Moulin Rouge and Arc de Triomphe. A tour around the city’s famous sights will easily fill a day. Slow the pace by pulling up a seat at one of the countless pavement cafes for a spot of people watching.
The moment you drive your Avis hire car away from Ablaincourt Train Station, you’re free to explore all this and more at your leisure.