MusVerre at Sars Poteries
Discover a rare group of ‘bousillés’ everyday objects full of imagination and colour, created by the glass-makers of Sars-Poteries, as well as a unique collection unique of glass works by contemporary artists from all horizons from all walks of life.
MusVerre holds regular temporary exhibitions, activities and workshops for all the family, discovery visits and occasional glass- making demonstrations.
Avesnois Regional Natural Park
Meadows bordered by trees, leafy forests, orchards in blossom, winding rivers, water mills, ‘kiosques à danser’ (mini bandstands unique to the area) at the heart of villages, little chapels of blue stone … make the Avesnois Regional Natural Park an outstanding area.
Walking at Val Joly
There are over 30 walking and cycling trails around Val Joly for all the family, with varying degrees of difficulty.
« I first came across Val Joly while out on my motorbike. I have been back there many times with my daughter, friends and family, there’s a great choice of fun activities. » Thomas, biker.
How to get to Val Joly
From Paris : Take A1 towards Lille, then A2 towards Cambrai, Valenciennes, Brussels, exit 22A for Maubeuge, then RN2 towards Reims, Laon.
From Lille : head towards Valenciennes, then Maubeuge then RN2 towards Reims, Laon.
No direct access by train
Discover the Nord département and its ‘absolute musts’ with Gites de France Nord : Lewarde Mining History Centre, Cassel, Lille, Roubaix and Villa Cavrois, the seaside resort of Malo Les Bains."