Balladins Valenciennes-Petite Foret Confort

Address: Rue Gay Lussac, Valenciennes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59494, France | Hotel
 
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This hotel is located on Rue Gay Lussac, Valenciennes.
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Travel Blogs from Valenciennes

Vimy Ridge and the remaining Caribou

A travel blog entry by pwhalen on Oct 18, 2014

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... sacrifice. Facing the Douai Plain, is a single sculpture of a sorrowing woman, portraying Canada as a young nation mourning its dead. Inscribed on the walls of the monument are the names of the Canadian soldiers who died with no known grave.



















In 1914, the Germans had advanced as far as the ridgeline known as Vimy Ridge, and thereafter dug in ...

Country roads.

A travel blog entry by startrailers on Oct 15, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... plenty of room.


We went for a walk down through the small town and looked at the lock on the industrial canal.
Marcoing had been held by the Germans for most of WW1 and been smashed to pieces in the tank battle for Cambrai. There are 2 British military cemeteries nearby.





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Next stop

A travel blog entry by sherry.ludlam on Jul 06, 2014

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Odd morning yesterday. Went to see the Grand Arche at La Defense but certainly not as I remembered and the weather was ****. Got to Gard de Nord and had lovely train ride to Valenciennes. Nice town. Got a little lost but not too bad. We are right in the Centre of town. Beach volleyball last night. Need to negotiate trains again this morning and off to Le Quesnoy. Weather supposed to be ...

Paris

A travel blog entry by tezandcath on May 18, 2013

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... we stopped for dinner. French Onion Soup for me and a cheese platter for Terry. And still he wanted to walk. So we walked the length of the Champs Élysées to the Arc de Triumph. Finally he decided time to walk home. We probably walked about 12km that day and he is still recovering! After a few wrong turns, we finally made it back to our hotel for the night. Had to set the alarm for an early start next ...

Vimy Ridge

A travel blog entry by megs-anoop on Apr 01, 2013

1 comment, 26 photos

... ground level into a Canadian tunnel that ran for nearly two kilometers. We visited only about a hundred meters of the tunnel system but it definitely gave us an idea of what it would have been like. These tunnels were connected to the communication trenches in the rear and the front-line trenches. It was in these tunnels that a large number of the troops amassed, out of sight of the Germans, the night before the battle. These tunnels were also used to ...