Hôtel Faidherbe

42, Place de la Gare, Lille, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59000, France | Hotel
Prices starting from $73.00
 

Travel Blogs from Lille

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing fly Scarce heard amid the guns below. We are the dead. Short days ago We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow, Loved and were loved, and now we lie, In Flanders fields. Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from failing hands we throw The torch; be yours to hold it high. If ye break faith with those who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow In Flanders fields. ...

Sites of Battle of Ypres an Hill 62

A travel blog entry by yake

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... was presented in a very interactive way. I read a little sign in one of the town centres that spoke of the devastation to Belgium and it's people during WWI. In 1915, over 5,000 Belgians fled to France for safety from the Germans. In 1919, only 500 returned and of those 79 left as they couldn't handle what they had returned to - their beautiful village had been levelled. We visited Hill 62 today - wow. Josh ...

Vimy

A travel blog entry by yake

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... on top of the ridge how challenging the objective was for troops. I always thought that the Vimy monument was to remember Canadians who died during the Vimy campaign - not so....this monument is a memorial for all Canadian soldiers who lost their lives on French soil and their bodies have not been found. The names on the memorial go on, and on. This was a particularly special day for Josh and I as we ...

Brussels, Lille, Paris... Part 1

A travel blog entry by philwill14

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... safer that I'd now complied with the French Legionnaire, I said " we are much friendlier in Australia, we are a multi-cultural country, and love each other, we don't shoot people" Without a smile he turned and walked off, I had just experienced my first encounter with the arrogant French, and now had developed an opinion that would be reinforced over the next week on several occasions. Lille is a large city in northern France a few km in land from Calais, being the ...

Hailstones, sleet and thunder - what next?

A travel blog entry by issywiz

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... investigate water and electric (The Dutch people confirmed we were close to them both on the post, but it looked completely different to us and that we needed a card) and came back without success as he could not find anyone.

He found a restaurant and so we decided to have a treat and eat out. Isi had salmon with a sauce (not sure what, but lovely) and John had a rump steak with a mustard sauce. Both were excellent. He also said that we could ...

Location

This hotel, located in the Lille Centre area of Lille, is near Old Stock Exchange (Vieille Bourse), Eric Bompard, Bidule, and Institut Michele.
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