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St-Leu, Amiens

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St-Leu has a reputation for spectacular surfing and for hosting surf competitions including the World Qualifying Series (WQS) and the ASP World Tour. Paragliding World Cup races were held in Saint-Leu in 2003 and 2006, and the Pre World Cup Tour race was held in 2010. This area is world-famous for its left wave, and you can learn to paraglide at the paragliding base at Colimaçons. Remember to look for urchins, sharks, and fire coral in the surf. Put St-Leu and other Amiens attractions into our Amiens road trip planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Today a picturesque neighborhood filled with good restaurants, cafes, art galleries, and antique shops, St-Leu was the former industrial area located along canals of the River Somme. Very nice area.....  more »
  • This location was knowen as an industrial district from the Middle Ages to the early 1960s. At the beginning of the 13th century, the city of Amiens has expanded towards the north by the construction....  more »

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