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Heritage, visit, Cities and villages in Nord Pas de Calais

    Cities and Villages
    In the bend of a street or an alley, discover in the course of your walks the secrets of cities and villages of our regions. Remarkable facades, places, houses of times and many other hidden treasures, here is which treasures offer themselves to you. Picturesque villages of countrysides in the big metropolises, take time to promenade and to appreciate.
11 in Nord Pas de Calais.
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Cities and villages in Cambrai

Cambrai

Visite.org 59400 Cambrai (Nord)
Classified today as City of Art and History, Cambrai boasts a rich heritage and numerous classified buildings. It dates back to Roman
times when it was known as Camaracum. The town became a Frankish ...

Cities and villages in Armentières

Armentières

Visite.org 59280 Armentières (Nord)
A small Flemish town near the Belgian border, Armentières is the Gateway to Flanders. The town flourished thanks to its textile and brewing industries and its prosperity is reflected in the ...

Cities and villages in Watten

Watten

Visite.org 59143 Watten (Nord)
Watten on the Aa (a paradise for anglers) is with its 72 metres high “Mountain” the last link in the chain of hills known as the Flanders Hills. Over the centuries the town was the potential prize ...

Cities and villages in Lille

Lille

Visite.org 59000 Lille (Nord)
Elegant, sophisticated and vibrant, the capital of French Flanders is within easy reach of Calais and is ideal for a day trip or a short break. Many battles were fought to control Lille, which ...

Cities and villages in Roubaix

Roubaix

Visite.org 59100 Roubaix (Nord)
Roubaix has a long standing tradition of textile manufacturing and the mail order industry. Nowadays, most of the factories have disappeared, but today’s factory outlets are a reminder of the ...

Cities and villages in Tourcoing

Tourcoing

Visite.org 59200 Tourcoing (Nord)
Creative Tourcoing, the third largest city in the Nord with a population of 95,000, makes its presence felt all over the region, with its Théâtre du Nord, its Atelier Lyrique directed by Jean-Claude ...

Cities and villages in Bergues

Bergues

Visite.org 59380 Bergues (Nord)
Known as the ‘Other Bruges in Flanders’, Bergues has fine, yellowbrick ramparts which are well worth seeing. Don’t miss the former
pawnbroker’s (now the town’s museum), the Grand Place with ...

Cities and villages in Douai

Douai

Visite.org 59500 Douai (Nord)
The first settlement in Douai dates back to the 7th century and the town was granted a charter by the Count of Flanders in 1188. It is famous for cloth trade, which developed along the river Scarpe ...
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