History of the town of Douai
Douai is a French town which is located in the department Nord and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. The name Douai was delivered for the first time in 930. During the revolution, she was in possession of a large station which was served by a road linking Paris to Lille. During the First and Second World War, Douai cashed considerable destruction. Following the Second World War, it found its evolution in the industry related to coal and coal became the seat of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais basin.
Tourism and activities in Douai
Douai is a city of art and history. It has many monuments and sights remarkable. The Belfry of Douai is a fascinating building which measures 54m. It was built in the fourteenth century including a tower housing a carillon of 62 bells. You are also encouraged to discover the Saint-Pierre and Saint-Ame and the Notre-Dame church, the house of the Knights Templar and the Priory of St. Gregory Douai. Douai also contains a courthouse that was embellished in the 1715 and 1790s. For those who feel comfortable in nature, they will be satisfied during their stay in the stunning parks and gardens including Douai Charles Bertin park. It bears the name of the mayor of Douai from 1896 to 1919. Enjoy mêmement the Park Shore Gayant the Park Tour des Dames, the Charles Fenain park and the area of the Cottage. You have the benefit of exploring the nature reserve Marsh Wagnonville. Douai also offers a guided tour of the museum of the monastery and the museum of natural sciences and archeology.
To see the city of Douai, call transfer service to ensure your move. We offer you three kinds of comfortable cars whose collective shuttle, private car and VIP luxury car. Each car of a driver guide.
Transfer from Douai to Paris airports
Douai is located 7km from the Regional National Park Scarpe-Escaut and 176 km from Paris. It is 170 km from Charles de Gaulle airport, 171 km from Paris Beauvais airport and 208 km from Orly airport.