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Cross-Channel France By John Ruler

Cross-Channel France by John Ruler

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Cross-Channel France Travel Guide - Holiday tourist tips including Nord-Pas de Calais highlights, Great War history and battlefields, French and Flemish cuisine. Also features practical advice on cross-channel transportation and suggested itineraries, shopping, culture, Lille, St-Omer and Cassel, Arras, Agincourt, walking and cycling tours.

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Cross-Channel France: Nord-Pas de Calais: The Land Beyond the Ports by John Ruler

Nord-Pas de Calais is Britain's foothold in France; it's where the ferries dock and the Channel Tunnel emerges into daylight. Bradt's Cross-Channel France delves not only into the port towns but also into the forgotten France that's rarely reached. Sample Vieux Bologne - the smelliest cheese in the world; climb the hill at Cassel - where the Grand Old Duke of York marched his 10,000 men; or visit Agincourt - the site of a cornerstone battle in British history. The guide also reveals where visitors can shop for cut-price goods and where they can cycle, walk or ride horses. Bradt's Cross-Channel France is packed with information for day trips as well as longer family-friendly holidays.

Cross-Channel France Reviews

'Bradt Guides are expertly written and longer on detail than any others.' Michael Palin '..an extremely helpful and well-put-together pocket guide to the ports hinterland. It's enough to make one salivate..... It's a godsend for first-timers and seasoned travellers alike .....put this one on top in the suitcase.' The Bookshelf - Kent 'Life' magazines 'It's certain to inspire you to make a special trip to the area' Destination France 'Highly recommended' Cambridge News '.. if you are going to Nord-Pas de Calais, this is the guide to go for. John Ruler knows every twisting and winding road, each monument to World War I and all the best places to stay and eat in the area.' www.about.com

About John Ruler

John Ruler writes on the Nord-Pas de Calais region for newspapers and magazines and has an extensive photo library.

Table of Contents

Introduction Part One: General Information Background Information Geography, Climate, National Parks, History, Language, Culture Practical Information When to visit, Itineraries, Tour operators, Tourist offices, Getting there and away, Getting around, Health, Money, banking and budgeting, Disabled travel, Accommodation, Eating and drinking, Festivals and events, Shopping, Sports and activities, Parks and gardens, Travelling positively Part Two: The Guide Gateway Calais History, Getting there from the UK, Getting to other parts of France, Getting around, Tourist information, Where to stay, Where to eat and drink, What to see and do, Shopping Coastal country Dunkirk, Around Dunkirk, Les Deux Caps, Day trip country, Boulogne, Hardelot-Plage, Desvres and the inland villages, Etaples, Le Touquet Paris-Plage Berck-sur-Mer St Omer and the Flemish hinterland St Omer, From St Omer to Cassel, Cassel, Flemish Heartland Montreuil-sur-Mer and the Seven Valleys Montreuil-sur-Mer, Seven Valleys Arras and the Artois battlefields Arras, Bethune and Lens, The World War I, Battlefields Cultural cities of Le Nord Le Cambresis, Douai, Valenciennes, St Amand-les-Eaux Rural Avesnois Valenciennes to Le Quesnoy, Le Quesnoy, Around Le Quesnoy, Around Maroilles, ValJoly, Around ValJoly Metropolitan Lille Lille, Outside the city limits Appendices Language Glossary Selective list of fauna Further information Index

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GOR003397389
9781841623276
184162327X
Cross-Channel France: Nord-Pas de Calais: The Land Beyond the Ports by John Ruler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Bradt Travel Guides
2010-11-03
240
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