Things to see and do - Béthune
Béthune Travel guide
Béthune : Michelin's recommendations
Béthune has old, Vauban style fortifications and is set in a plain in mining country. It is also a river port, linked to the River Lys and the River Deule by the Aire canal. The town suffered considerable damage during the First World War but the main square with its gabled Flemish-style houses and 30m-high belfry overlooking the surrounding countryside has now been restored.
Tourist attractions Béthune : Things to see and do
Rebuilt after it was damaged in the First World War, it is dominated by an imposing belfry tower and the brick tower of St Vaast's church.
This 33m-high belfry stands bang in the middle of the Grand'Place. Thanks to the "digital belfry" on the ground floor, you can get a virtual insight into the heritage of the town, as it regales visitors with anecdotes. At the top, follow th..
48 Gd'Place F - 62190 Béthune
3, Place Francois Mitterrand F - 62400 Béthune
B.Hotel is conveniently situated opposite the train station, a 10-minute walk from the centre of Bethune. It offers free Wi-Fi access and free onsite public parking. All the rooms at B.Hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom...
1 place François-Mitterand F - 62400 Béthune
Opposite the station, this rustic residence is striking on account of its black and white façade. The bold and colourful interior has an air of refined modernity to it, as does the cuisine.