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
bd Watteau F - 59300 Valenciennes
Here, the main person is certainly J.-B. Carpeaux, his work being exhibited in a large section of the museum. However the Flemish, represented by the enigmatic Jerôme Bosch, Jordaens, Pourbus and Rubens are not to be ignored. A good share of French 1..
1 r. Askièvre F - 59300 Valenciennes
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.
8 r. St-Jean F - 59300 Valenciennes
Former church of the Recollets, it was built in the 13C, but considerably reconstructed during the 19C. Restoration of the nave and the choir has brought back their original Gothic purity.
5 Rue du Saint Cordon F - 59300 VALENCIENNES
Prix Prices from : 88 €
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
Prix Prices from : 65 €
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..
80 av. Georges-Clemenceau F - 59300 Valenciennes
As an engineer for a Japanese company located in the Nord, Ichiro Negishi was so happy here that he decided to stay and open this restaurant. Sushi and sashimi are prepared before you, as well as lovely specialities such as grilled aubergine with mis..
90 av. 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..
8 pl. de la Gare F - 59300 Valenciennes
64 r. de Famars F - 59300 Valenciennes