Take a 1 hour trip from Paris for a nature adventure with Jules Verne

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20,000 leaguesThe sea is everything. It covers seven tenths of the terrestrial globe. Its breath is pure and healthy. It is an immense desert; where man is never lonely, for he feels life stirring on all sides.” Jules Verne



0227_fabulousworldjulesverneJules Verne incorporated his passion for geography into his writing. And his view of the world continues to enrich our lives with his inventions and insights. These are some of the reasons why an Eco-Friendly literary adventurer would like to visit Jules Verne’s Maison in Amiens, France. 


maisonjvAmiens is about an hour from Paris by train. You can visit the father of science fiction writing’s luxurious home where he spent 18 years in the later part of the 19th century. His home is a museum that is alive with the actual furniture and memories from Jules Verne and his writing life.






His rooms have thmedium_maison-de-jules-vernee same furnishing as when Verne created Phileas Fogg and Captain Nemo.

Details for the Jules Verne House Tour

You can take a JulesVerneHouseTour every day from April to October.

After the house tour, you might enjoy a JulesVerneWalkingTour of the city of Amiens.

Other ways to visit Amiens

 amiensAmiens is a city of culture and nature, so you may want to enjoy the city by taking part in some or all of AmiensNatureActivities.

 Traveling from Paris to Amiens

Traveling by train is the most Eco-Friendly way to travel to Amiens, but you could also consider TraveltoAmiens  to find other ways to visit this city.

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Judy Kundert

Judy Kundert, a recipient of the Marquis Who’s Who Excellence in Authorship award, loves storytelling, from folk and fairy tales to classics for elementary school children. She authors award-winning middle-grade novels designed to inspire and intrigue children. After she left her career as a United Airlines stewardess, she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Loyola University, Chicago and a Master of Arts from DePaul University, Chicago. Most recently, she completed a master’s Certificate in Public Relations and Marketing from the University of Denver. For fun, she likes reading (usually three or four books at a time), watching movies from the oldies to the current films, traveling, biking, and hiking in vast Colorado outdoors with her husband. Learn more at www.judykundert.com.You can find me at the foot of the Colorado Rocky Mountains hiking, biking

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