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Le Quesnoy on foot

Le Quesnoy welcomes you for an invigorating experience!

Le Quesnoy vous accueille pour un séjour fortifiant!
Porte du Parc naturel régional de l’Avesnois, la «Cité des Chênes» se dresse comme une sentinelle au milieu d’un véritable écrin de verdure.
Fier de son patrimoine et de la qualité de son environnement, l’office de tourisme vous invite à découvrir, à l’aide d’un guide, les trésors architecturaux dont regorge Le Quesnoy.
Amoureux d’histoire, surplombez les remparts, classés Monuments Historiques et découvrez les secrets de la fortification de plaine,
pénétrez le coeur de la cité ou respirez le bon air tout en vous cultivant!Le Quesnoy vous accueille pour un séjour fortifiant!

Gateway to the Avesnois Regional Natural Park, the "City of Oaks" stands like a sentinel in the middle of a lush green environment.

Proud of its heritage and the quality of its environment, the Le Quesnoy Tourist Office invites you join a guide, to discover the architectural treasures that abound in the town and surrounding area.

History lovers will adore the vertigo of peering over the the walls, a classified historic monument, and discovering the secrets of the fortifications

Either in the heart of the city or breathing the fresh country air, culture surrounds you.

 

Le Quesnoy, second largest walled city in France!

Duration:1h30

Price:70€ (25 to 30 persons)

Discover Le Quesnoy, one of largest and most significant fortification sites in France.

Meeting place in the Carpe d’Or car park

 

Vauban and his successors

Duration:1h30

Price:70€ (25 to 30 persons)

Discover the art of fortification, that great military geniuses have applied in Le Quesnoy, from the late 16th to the 19th century.

Meeting place in the Centre Lowendal car park

 

The walls and streets have a voice...

Duration:1h30

Price:70€ (25 to 30 persons)

Enjoy the discovery of the remarkable facades, local legends and cobbled streets where the old life can still be seen and heard if you know where to look...

Meeting place in the Carpe d’Or car park

 

The Fauroeulx works - a defensive system unique in the world!

Duration:2h00

Price:80€ (25 to 30 persons)

Wander round the Fauroeulx earth and stoneworks, built in the 18th century by Vauban and which is today a unique work of its shape and size.

Meeting place in the Carpe d’Or car park

 

The four gates tour (5 km)

Duration:2h30

Price:80€ (25 to 30 persons)

Lovers of a good walk, can take a complete tour of the city to see and learn about, each fortified gate and its peculiarities, one after another

Meeting place in the Carpe d’Or car park

 

These tours can be combined in different ways. We remain at your disposal in order to best satisfy your request.

The booking form must be returned within 15 days preceding the date of the visit. No refund will be given if canceled within 3 days before the visit date.

 The entire bill remains the responsibility of the customer. The number of participants indicated on the form will be not be changed thereafter.

 

Tourist Office
1 rue du Maréchal Joffre
59530 Le Quesnoy 
Tel: +33 (0)3 27 20 54 70
otsi.le.quesnoy@wanadoo.fr
www.tourisme-lequesnoy.com
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