Start your short stay in Valenciennes with a city walk, where you will discover the half-timbered Scaldian houses dating from the 13th-16th century. Admire the architecture of the general hospital and the sumptuous city hall. Don’t miss Saint-Géry church and its belfry, as well as the Museum of Fine Arts, where you will find superb sculptures, Flemish paintings, and even an archaeological crypt. Your weekend in the North with Campanile hotels is also a great opportunity to discover the Ecluse des Repenties [the penitents' lock] and the Parc de la Citadel.
Staying a week in Valenciennes? Discover its old library and the chapel of the Jesuits, as well as the Notre-Dame-du-Saint-Cordon basilica. Next, take a stroll through Parc de la Rhônelle, Parc Desandrouin or around the Etang du Vignoble pond, also called the Vert Gazon. If you have booked a room in our Campanile accommodation, you can also discover the fortified city of Condé-sur-l'Escaut, its Hermitage Château and the surrounding villages, such as Vieux-Condé. Finally, take the opportunity to cross over the border and discover Belgium.
On your family trip to Valenciennes, take a bike ride to discover the city, then stroll through the Scarpe-Escaut Regional Nature Park. Your kids will love the Caval'Kid which features indoor play areas. During the school break, the Museum of Fine Arts organizes fun workshops for children. Treat yourself to a sailing course on the Etang du Vignoble courtesy of the Sailing Club of Valenciennes. Finally, enjoy your family stay in the North with Campanile hotels with a river trip on the Scheldt.