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Quick tour round the
Hainaut region
About Douai | Local area map

Places to visit in Cambrai:
Museum of Fine Arts, Cambrai - 16th-18th cent,paintings, sculpture, local history
Archéosite - reconstructed Gallo-Roman village
Bêtises de Cambrai - sweet factory: tours, tastings, shop
Boat trips - river Escaut & Sensée valley.
Caudry Lace museum - factory lace for top fashion designers
Matisse Museum - Le Cateau-Cambresis, Matisse's birthplace
Vaucelles Abbey - Cistercian monastery
Near Douai:
Historic Mining Centre - experience going down a mine
Belfry and Town Hall - hear Europe's biggest peal of bells
Chartreuse Museum - Douai museum & art gallery
Gayants - Douai's town mascots, a family of giants
"Les Gayantines" - sweets for giants from Douai
Palais de Justice - historic riverside courts, start of river tour.
River Tours - starting from Douai
Denis Papin Centre, Oignies - Small mining museum & industrial railways.
Chicory Museum - Orchies
Near St.Amand:
Spa - water treatment health centre
Boat trips - on the rivers Scarpe and Escaut
Chicory Museum - Orchies

Scarpe-Escaut Nature Park - forests and outdoor leisure facilities in the area around St.Amand & Valenciennes.

Near Valenciennes:
Fine Arts Museum - Valenciennes

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