Things to see and do - Valenciennes
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Valenciennes Travel guide
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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 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 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.
Sq. Watteau F - 59300 Valenciennes
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.
90 rue Baudouin LÉdifieur F - 59300 Valenciennes
Prix Prices from : 52 €
The Hotel Baudouin is located a 5-minute walk from Valenciennes City Centre and Du Hainaut Stadium. It offers affordable guest rooms with free Wi-Fi connection and cable TV. All guest rooms feature a private bathroom, and are serviced by a lift. A ..
64 Rue De Famars F - 59300 Valenciennes
Prix Prices from : 78 €
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..
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..
64 r. de Famars F - 59300 Valenciennes
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