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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
1 rue 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 rue 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.
Rue de Paris F - 59300 Valenciennes
At present, the former chapel of the Jesuits, which has a beautiful 18C facade, has become St-Nicolas' auditorium .
2 Avenue Marechal De Lattre De Tassiny F - 59300 Valenciennes
The Bristol is ideally situated in the city centre, right in front of Valenciennes Station. It offers 24-hour reception and en suite rooms with TV and telephone. In the morning, guests can choose from an American and a continental breakfast. There i..
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..
64 Rue De Famars F - 59300 Valenciennes
Prix Prices from : 89 €
As in days of old, in an authentic 17th century setting, the Auberge du Bon Fermier invites you to acquaint yourself with history and the pleasure of discovering the secrets of creative regional cuisine. The 16 stylish hotel bedrooms are tactfully f..
69 r. du Quesnoy F - 59300 Valenciennes
In this elegant and modern restaurant, guests can watch the brigade hard at work in the kitchens - on a flat screen! Enjoy the pleasant market and seasonal cuisine.
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