Hotel de la Basilique

Address: 3 - 5 rue Gambetta, Albert, Picardy, 80300, France | 2 star hotel
 
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This 2 star hotel, located on 3 - 5 rue Gambetta, Albert, is near Thiepval Memorial.
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    Travel Blogs from Albert

    THE SOMME

    A travel blog entry by glenda56 on Jun 11, 2015

    1 comment, 8 photos

    ... of this village could once again have a school. The timber floor and parapets in the School hall were all shipped from Australia, and on each parapet there were wood carvings measuring about 50 cm x 30 cm of Australian animals, Done by and Australian artist, and the students of Daylesford secondary school. Amazing. The Museum had fantastic photos of Australian soldiers, repairing buildings, digging trenches etc. nothing much has changed, there was often only one ...

    Peronne, rest day and on to Arleux

    A travel blog entry by kerney on Jun 06, 2015

    9 photos

    ... 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 ...

    Battlefields of the Somme

    A travel blog entry by ryans_escapade on Apr 30, 2015

    17 photos

    ... of France. Each and every cemetery is kept pristine by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission. Not a blade out of place, they are beautifully maintained. We visited Villers-Bretonneux where the Australian National War Memorial is. Now this is when reality struck home. It is huge with so many graves. It was a few days after ANZAC day so the wreaths and poppies were still in place. There are little wooden crosses with poppies on them and notes written from Aussie school children to ...

    Day 5: Australian Cemetery and Museum

    A travel blog entry by zoedawes on Apr 23, 2015

    16 photos

    ... I felt very loved and appreciated. We were representing those who did so much for the French during both WW1 and WW2. After nearly getting lost or forgot where we parked the bus we went to another cemetery called Adelaide Cemetery. Where we took many photos with the statues and canola plants/flower. (See photos and videos). We then went for lunch in Amines ...

    History lesson

    A travel blog entry by djreed on Apr 21, 2015

    4 photos

    ... and word was that "when the virgin fell the war would end." They completely rebuilt the statue and the church is beautiful today.

    The museum had displays set up along the sides of the tunnel with explanations of the trench warfare involved in the battle of the Somme. The Germans were very prepared and the British had many casualties. The French were fighting on another front in southern France. ...