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Douai

France » Nord-pas-de-calais » Douai
From Paris to Douai: 2h30




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Douai remains an elegant city primarily 17th century. The belfry of the town hall of 15th century, 54m height dominates the great place with its chime of 62 bells which play various airs all the quarters hour- it is a more prestigious in Europe. Douai is a legal centre whose Louis XIV made city the residence of the Parliament of Flanders which had him head office during the Revolution. Built in 1762 the Law courts are located close to Scarpe and we can visit there the audience room, called large room of Parlement. Dunkerque Reaching by the bridge of Europe, to move towards the hold of the fishermen, or places it of Minck to stroll between the nets of the trawlers and the bus shelters. There draws up the tower of Leughenaer, last of the twenty eight which surrounding wall counted Burgundian. Some houses are to be seen: houses Art déco or out of wood of the Excentric district, villa Forget-me-not and Castle-Coquelle, before joining Zuydcoote, its famous farm-north and the site protected from the “dune marchande”

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