Hotel Stars Lille Villeneuve d'Ascq

Angle Boulevard de Valmy, Rue Entre-Deux-Villes, Villeneuve d'Ascq, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, 59650, France | 2 star hotel
Prices starting from $51.00
 

Travel Blogs from Villeneuve d'Ascq

STOPOVER YPRES.

A travel blog entry by hippofarmerqld

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... since found out that it is the most visited grave by school kids from England on the Western Front. It was then onto the Yorkshire Trench & Dugout which had been re-discovered during some canal works in 1998. During excavation hundreds of remains and artifacts were discovered. It seems wherever you dig around here you'd find the same. The Passchendaele Museum and Tyne Cot Cemetery and Memorial were next. Tyne Cot is the largest burial cemetery in the world with nearly ...

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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... a Canadian flag. Josh could write his own blog about men's washrooms in Europe! He is adjusting to the European washroom. The lack of privacy is an issue. Each visit he has a new story to share. Super long day today - been on the go since 7am - sat down for dinner at 10:30pm....in Ypres, Belgium!! Checked into our third hotel since arriving. Another day of rain, rain and more rain. Feeling happy to be clean and ...

Today we are tourists

A travel blog entry by d.emily.smith

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Every day of this trip has been carefully planned and the logistics managed. Today our brief says "today we are tourists". There are a few people who need some time to themselves, so they stay to be tourists in Kortrijk. The rest if us go to Ghent. Not far away, Ghent is a pretty place with a canal running through it and lots of churches, guild houses and more cobbled stone! We are given a tour by a local guide. ...

We love Belgium!

A travel blog entry by alanandnise

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... cemeteries are sombre, they are light and bright, with flowers and personal mementos, whereas the German cemeteries are bleak, and stark.

It has been quite an emotional journey over the past few days, but we're really happy we came and visited these sites.

In Flanders Fields by John McCrae

In Flanders fields where poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, ...

Location

This 2 star hotel, located on Angle Boulevard de Valmy, Rue Entre-Deux-Villes, Villeneuve d'Ascq, is near Palais des Beaux Arts, Musee d'Art Moderne, Musee des Beaux Arts, and Institut Michele.
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