Hotel Royal Picardie
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- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Reduced mobility rooms
- Non-smoking hotel
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Royal Picardie Albert
Travel Blogs from Albert
... in France, which was very impressive. The wealth of the Catholic Church is unbelievable. There were lots of lovely riverside restaurants and cafes , with plenty of people enjoying a drink in the late afternoon. Unfortunately on visiting the station to get our train tickets to the start of our bike adventure on the west coast, we had our first set back. To arrive in Saint Nazaire, it was going to take us nearly all day, as we had to first go to Paris, ride from Paris ...
... Retuned to the boat to ride out with Albert, Carlos, Mikaela and Bert the Captain as he was on a day off to explore the surrounding countryside - we looked at a another cemetery, this one contained the bodies of only French soldiers and officers from around 1916. We then went to see some remaining trenches at the site of a major offensive above the Somme River. This ride was approximately 40kms and we returned at 5.45 to get ready for ...
... to imagine the horrors and ravages of war. There are so many Military Cemeteries strewn across this area that I lost count of the number we visited and drove past. Some of these cemeteries look like they have just been plonked in the middle of Farmer Joes farm however these are the places where a lot of these soldiers died, hence the vast number of cemeteries. Each plot of land where these cemeteries are was given to the country of the majority of those buried in that plot by ...
... to come I had a quick chat in french to the deputy mayor of Albert! After breakfast and changing out of our soaking uniforms, we spent an hour or so wandering around Brumelles, and then we went to Bullecourt, where we were supposed to attend the digger service. However it was scheduled very late, and we were all very tired, so we ended up just heading to Belgium, and our accommodation in Ypres. There we basically ate and fell straight to sleep after our very long ...
... There was row after row of graves. A show of the devotion and sacrifice of the war heroes. After morning tea we visited a museum: Musee Franco-Australien. It was beautiful I loved all the old sentimental artefacts from the war. While at the museum there was a school that was funded by Australians it was amazing the children swarmed the doors and looked at us like we ...