Things to see and do - Valenciennes
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Valenciennes Travel guide
Valenciennes : Michelin's recommendations
Here, one looks up to the future, and Valenciennes has overcome the iron and steel industry and metallurgy industry crises by diversifying its industrial cloth. And if two world wars destroyed a large number of its old monuments, a visit to the Fine Arts Museum will allow you to understand why this town is called the Athens of the North.
Tourist attractions Valenciennes : Things to see and do
Here, the central figure is of course Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, his work being exhibited in a large section of the museum. However, for all that, the Flemish, represented by the enigmatic Jerôme Bosch, Jordaens, Pourbus and Rubens are not to be missed...
1 r. Askièvre
Why Spanish? Because this wood-panelled and corbelled structured house, currently the tourist office, was built in the 16C, when the Spaniards occupied this region.
When an inhabitant from Valanciennes meets a fellow countryman. The fountain that stands in the square, is crowned by a sculpture by Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux representing Watteau, who was born nearby. at 39 Rue de Paris.
5 Rue du Saint Cordon F - 59300 VALENCIENNES
Situated in the heart of the town, just 200m from the town hall, the 4-star Mercure Valenciennes Centre effortlessly manages to create an ambience which is both contemporary and cosy. This elegant establishment has very well-appointed and spacious ro..
Rue Tholozé F - 59300 Valenciennes
Hotel Le Chat Botté is in Valenciennes, opposite the train station. It was renovated recently. Hotel Le Chat Botté features comfortable rooms with a cosy atmosphere and modern equipments. The hotel is set close to the town centre. The art museum, t..
1 Place Abbé Thellier De Poncheville F - 59300 Valenciennes
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Located in the historic town of Valenciennes, opposite the basilica, Hotel Notre Dame combines serenity, relaxation and conviviality. Enjoy a mix of 21st-century modernism and authentic charm in every room of this former convent dating back from 185..
8 place de la Gare F - 59300 Valenciennes
104 avenue de Condé F - 59300 Valenciennes
64 rue de Famars F - 59300 Valenciennes
90 avenue de Liège F - 59300 Valenciennes
After working at some top restaurants, this young chef set up shop in this discreet place in Valenciennes, a little outside the old town. The decor is minimalist and low-key, and the subtle food quickly won over the locals. Select products, skill and..