Paris, which is the national capital, is located 120 miles (193 kilometers) southwest of Valenciennes.
During your time here in Valenciennes, check out the Musee des Beaux-Arts. Another place to visit is Stade Nungesser.
Of course, limiting yourself to only one place, regardless of its popularity, will only ever provide you with a limited view into the broader natural and cultural makeup of a region. So schedule in some time to explore Nord 's other sights and attractions. Cambrai, is 18 miles (29 kilometers) to the northeast. Here you can check out the Aristide-Briand Square and Musee de Cambrai.
Rent a vehicle and spend half a day in Lille, a shopping and transport center for the region, some 30 miles (48 kilometers) from Valenciennes. The city offers a range of points of interest, such as Lille Natural History Museum, Citadel of Lille and Lille Grand Square. Should you have the time, visit Opera House, Hospice Comtesse and Rihour Square before you return to Valenciennes.
This area is renowned for its old towns; these are fascinating reminders of the area's colorful past.
This region features a range of relaxing pursuits. Spend a few hours cycling or sunbathing and feel your stresses melt away.
As your sojourn winds to a close, bid Nord a teary "Au revoir / À bientôt"