Guided tours of Lille proposed by Anne Duquesne

Around Lille guided tours
La Villa Cavrois, 1931,Croix, close to Roubaix

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Designed in 1929, the Villa Cavrois is considered as Mallet-Stevens'”manifesto”. An architectural masterpiece commissionned by  Mr and Mrs Cavrois. You will discover the design, decor and furniture of the building, and its unbelievable history. Allow at least 1 hour and a half to explore it, so much to see, so much to explain !  La” villa Cavrois” is one of the top 10 touristic destinations!!!

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Please contact me through the contact form. For this visit, availabiliy must be checked before.

La Plaine Images , a cluster dedicated to the image industry

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This former textile site is now an image eco-area . Over 130 startups, 3 schools, research labs in the fields of audio-visual, video games, animation and multimedia. For each visit, I can organise a meeting with startups.

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Please contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

Roubaix, a tour in the town-center, connected with the guided visit of the museum "La Piscine" (the Swimming Pool)

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If you have time before or after discovering the Museum ” La Piscine”, I will show you by bus or on foot the Town Center of Roubaix: the Town Hall, Saint Martin Church, some former textile industrial sites, 19th century mansions… Try to plan a one-hour city tour in addition to the wonderful “La Piscine” Museum visit. (See guided tours/museums)

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Please contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

The XXth century "Sainte Thérèse" Chapel, Hem, 2 km from the "Villa Cavrois"

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Another wonderful combination: “La villa Cavrois” with the Chapel “Sainte Thérèse” (1958) which  is THE place for modern architecture adepts. Hermann Baur, the architect commissionned by Mr and Mrs Leclercq,and a college of artists: Alfred Manessier, Jean Roulland, Georges Rouault, Jacques  and Bilou Plasse Le Caisne, Eugène Dodeigne…The fascinating light of the coloured glass bricks will leave no one unmoved. So much to share with you, a one hour visit !

This visit is accessible to all and can be adapted according to your wishes,  do not hesitate to contact me through the contact form for booking and for having access explanations

 

Bouvines, its church with the stained glass windows, the village and the River Marque banks

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Bouvines, town situated South-east of Lille, famous for the Battle of Bouvines, 27th of July 1214. The Following year, 1215, King John sealed the Magna Carta. After the historical visit, we can enjoy the countryside and walk to the River Marque banks!

These visits are accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Please contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

 

 

Fromelles, Australian Battlefields Tour

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We can start from Lille or Ypres to visit Fromelles and the museum, VC Corner, the Cobber memorial, Sugar Loaf and Pheasant Wood Cemetery. You are a family group, a group of friends, a full bus I can find a solution to your wishes.

This visit is accessible to all and can be flexible according to your wishes. Please contact me through the contact form for any specific request.

 

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