L'Auberge Everhotel de Somain
Travelers also recommend:
- More recommendations
TripAdvisor Reviews L'Auberge Everhotel de Somain
Travel Blogs from Somain
... describe Calais in one word is 'dump'!
After a few stops Gilly managed to negotiate a way out of Calais and we were then into the glorious Northern France countryside.
We rode for about 3 hours via Longuenesse and then stopped for a drink and some food at Houdain where we were made very welcome at a cafe called Cafe Du Bourg. The burgers were huge and the chef must have cut a stone of potatoes for the amount of chips that he ...
We planned an early start this morning, but by the time we had checked the water, oil and tyre pressures(as we have travelled 1000 miles) we also checked MPG, it was only 15 when the fuel pump failed, it is now around 25. thats not bad for Dream Catcher and then been to the supermarket where, Les forgot they drive their supermarket trollies on the other side, and nearly caused an ...
We had completed 279 miles from home to Arras, in France. Sixty nine miles from Calais to Arras was the most enjoyable, with spacious motorways cutting through farming fields during the harvest season.
I had always dreaded the challenges of riding on the M1, and in particular M25 back in the UK, but that was behind us when we rolled out of the Eurotunnel with such ...
... the lines at Bac St-Maur.
Sitting atop the low Aubers Ridge, Fromelles had always been a sleepy French Flanders village. Whilst considered a "nursery sector", below in the fields the British and opposing German forces had built up formidable defensive lines, which snaked across poorly drained flatlands.
British commander General Sir Douglas Haig, concerned that German reinforcements were ...
... as they had no chance to move through the atrocious conditions, with many also drowning in mine craters, as they were stuck and injured. As the water continued to rain down, they eventually drowned.
This area is a stunning, beautiful countryside, with quaint little villages, so it is hard to comprehend that many of them were in fact, demolished throughout the war and rebuilt all over again.
Dad has an ...