Amiens, student city
AMIENS, STUDENT CITY
ESC Amiens is in the heart of the Saint-Leu district, a "must" passage for student festivals. The corner also took 6th place in the last top 10 places to celebrate Lonely Planet. Amiens also offers many parks where you can easily relax, sports centres, many shops or theatres.
On the cinema side
Ciné Saint-Leu is an independent art and testing room.
Student rates at 5,60€. Subscriptions at €48.20 for a book of 10 tickets and €25.35 for a book of 5 tickets. The notebooks are also valid at the Orson Welles cinema of the Maison de la Culture d'Amiens.
33 rue Vanmarcke, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 91 61 61 23
More traditional, the Gaumont cinema is a complex with 12 theatres with giant screens and digital sound.
Student rate at 9,10€. The Pass card allows you to enjoy the cinema at will for €23.50/month.
3 bd de Belfort, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 91 54 47)
On the shopping side
The school is located a stone's throw from the city centre where 700 shops seduce fashion and decoration lovers.
Explore the interactive map of the city centre: http://www.planville.com/plans_nouveau/amiens/mod-genere-situ.php?id=h10 and discover the nearest shops http://www.amienscommerces.com
On the theatre side
The Comédie de Picardie programs classical and contemporary pieces with different subscription packages.
Comedy of Picardy
62 Rue des Jacobins, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 22 22 20 28)
The Maison du Théâtre houses 7 companies, 3 training workshops, the Conservatory's drama class and a theatre writing workshop. It offers locally created pieces.
10 Rue des Majots, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 71 62 90)
The Maison de la Culture d'Amiens, opened by Malraux in 1966, is a place of creation and diffusion in the fields of music, dance, theatre and cinema. The MCA card allows you to obtain discounts for many shows, festivals and cultural events.
Maison de la Culture d'Amiens
2 Place Léon Gontier, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 97 97 79 79)
On the music side
Many concerts are scheduled every week in the city's bars, which also have some good addresses such as La Lune des Pirates, the oldest bar in Saint-Leu, renowned for its eclectic musical programming. A must in Amiens' nightlife.
The pirate moon
5 Passage Belu, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 97 97 88 01)
The Zenith announces a rich and eclectic programme.
Avenue de l'Hippodrome, 80000 Amiens (+33(0)3 22 48 01 75)