Tour St-Georges

Address: Rue St-Georges 2, Tournai, Hainaut, Belgium | Hotel
 
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Location

This hotel, located on Rue St-Georges 2, Tournai, is near Notre Dame Cathedral in Tournai, The Belfry of Tournai, Musee du Folklore (Folklore Museum), and Folklore Museum.
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Travel Blogs from Tournai

Somme WWI Battlefields

A travel blog entry by hammondsencore on Jul 09, 2015

1 comment, 17 photos

... Which was a great goodness that day. Albert was heavily bombed and shelled in WWI. There is a lovely basilica, Notre Dame de Brebieres, which was only built in 1885-1897, in the center of town, which was about 2/3rds destroyed. It was topped by a statue of the Mary with the baby Jesus, which was tipped over until it was horizontal, suspended above the town. A local belief developed that WWI would end when the statue toppled. As far as I know, it never did ...

Lovely little town

A travel blog entry by amy.larkin on May 15, 2015

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... tour I was the grand place, which being a Saturday had some little market stalls with clothes, jewellery, flowers and fresh produce. The tour takes you around the outside of the Notre Dame cathedral which is currently undergoing 20 years of renovations so is covered in scaffolding. The map takes you through some of the little back streets of Tournai which have some lovely old style houses. One of the main point of interest is the Pont des Trous, a ...

Our first threesome

A travel blog entry by thermalsailors on Nov 29, 2012

... been a lot more fun but the guy we had to tie alongside left his motor in gear so as we approched his wash blasted us across the lock. We hit with a fair old bump and the rubbing strake caught on the lock gate and splintered a bit more. I Am replacing it anyway but it is annoying. i am liking having a tin boat though. its too hard to judge what their wash will do you Red. It depends on how low they are in ...

Multi million pound houses - edited!

A travel blog entry by issywiz on May 29, 2012

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... father, decided it would be good to side with the English in the 100 years war. So it proved to be good for Gent and it continued to get a good supply of top quality wool from England which they turned into fine clothes which they sold across Europe in the 14th century,

Trade was good and fortunes were made. We have found that each big city has its bell tower and Gent has a very tall one. They were used for the ...

Little and large locks + John's rant!

A travel blog entry by issywiz on May 23, 2012

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... a licence known as a vignette. We arrived at Buisett where we came off the L’Escaut and on to the Kortrijk – Bossuit canal. The first lock on this canal (our 2nd of the day) was 9.5 metres going up and we thought this was really impressive. The next one was only 4.5 metres going up, but then the 3rd one was a massive 14 metre giant of a drop down (see picture). We thought it was never going to stop and it worked so very slowly. The ...

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