Hotel de la Basilique

3 - 5 rue Gambetta, Albert, Picardy, 80300, France | 2 star hotel
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Travel Blogs from Albert

The Somme

A travel blog entry by waznvic

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The Somme was the scene for The Battle of the Somme, also known as the Somme Offensive, fought from July to November 1916, was among the largest battles of the First World War. With more than 1.4 million casualties, it is also one of the bloodiest military operations recorded. The Allied forces attempted to break through the German lines along a 12 …

A Cluster of Cultures.

A travel blog entry by sarahs-trips

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... our day walking from booth to booth looking at the vendors, drinking hot wine and listening to the Christmas music.

Later that month a group of us went to visit the Christmas market held here in Amiens. Nowhere near as large as the one in Paris, the streets were still lined with tons of cute vendor booths and you could smell the chestnuts roasting.

Even though the snow was missing, it was definitely starting to feel a lot like Christmas!



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Lille (Fromelles)

A travel blog entry by winkie

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... with the speed limit of 130 kmh was a it scary to start with but then setting back, it was ok. Arriving to Fromelles i find the visitors centre but it was closed. I rely on my iPads and Google maps to find my way to all the points of interest. My fist stop was the Pheasant Wood Military Cemetery. It was very a very moving place. Fromelles (Pheasant Wood) Military Cemetery is a First World War cemetery built by the ...

Battlefield Tour

A travel blog entry by helendickveness

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... over a 6km front.

We traveled to Albert for lunch - Albert was on the front lines and completely destroyed in the fighting. The town has been rebuild including a very large church with a gold statue on top. The lunch was a small bar/cafe and simple meal. In Albert we visited the Victoria School which was built from funds raised by the Victorian school children - The school hall as flags from the Australian states and many aboriginal ...

Drive thru 3 countries

A travel blog entry by helendickveness

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Today was the last day on board and we departed the ship at 9am after a number of farewells.

We hired a car and travelled to Amiens - for a Battlefield tour. As Helen did not want to travel on toll rods we took the long way down. The departure from Amsterdam was confusing to the extreme - lucky we had a TOM TOM as we went in circles before we got onto the highway.

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This 2 star hotel, located on 3 - 5 rue Gambetta, Albert, is near Thiepval Memorial.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding