Author Jules Verne moved to Amiens when he started writing full-time. A walking tour of the tiny city visits his house, full of memorabilia, and uncovers the buildings that inspired him. Photo: Tamara Hinson
Author Jules Verne moved to Amiens when he started writing full-time. A walking tour of the tiny city visits his house, full of memorabilia, and uncovers the buildings that inspired him. Photo: Tamara Hinson
Tourism

Sci-fi author Jules Verne fell in love with Amiens, France, when he moved there to write. Take a walking tour and find out why

  • The author of Around the World in Eighty Days moved to the tiny city when he took up writing full-time, and was inspired by its architecture
  • From France’s largest gothic cathedral to Jules Verne Square and the writer’s house, it offers a fascinating glimpse into his life

Author Jules Verne moved to Amiens when he started writing full-time. A walking tour of the tiny city visits his house, full of memorabilia, and uncovers the buildings that inspired him. Photo: Tamara Hinson
Author Jules Verne moved to Amiens when he started writing full-time. A walking tour of the tiny city visits his house, full of memorabilia, and uncovers the buildings that inspired him. Photo: Tamara Hinson
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