Valenciennes
The Essential
This town has always cultivated a taste for the arts... to the point of earning the nickname the Athens of the Nord. It also boasts another forte: a dish called Lucullus, smoked beef tongue, sliced and covered with foie gras! Valenciennes is a dynamic place and its old roads and buildings are gradually being renovated. Its university, a tramway and new industries enable it to rise to the occasion of being the second largest urban area in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region.

Must see

Michelin's recommendations for Valenciennes

Fine Arts Museum of Valenciennes Fine Arts Museum of Valenciennes
Fine Arts Museum of Valenciennes
Valenciennes
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St-Nicolas' Church
St-Nicolas' Church
Valenciennes
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Valencienne's Public Library
Valencienne's Public Library
Valenciennes
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Watteau Square
Watteau Square
Valenciennes
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Church of St-Géry
Church of St-Géry
Valenciennes
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The Spanish House
The Spanish House
Valenciennes
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