Story of the city of Albert
Albert is a French commune located in the department of the Somme and Picardy. It is officially recognized as a town in 1178. Its origin goes back to Roman times. Formerly, the city was called Anchor in memory of a great adventurer Concini. It was Louis XIII who gave the present name of the town in honor of his favorite new lord Charles d’Albert, grand falconer and Duc de Luynes. The town, located on Route Invasions has experienced seven major destruction, and this before 1914 including the first World War.
Tourism and visits Albert
Albert city has several attractions namely the Basilica of Our Lady of Brebières. This building was erected in 1885. Of neo-Byzantine style, it is the subject of a classification as a historic monument. The City Hall is a building Albert Art Deco. It is heavily inspired by the Flemish style. It was inaugurated in 1932. She offers guided tours. You also have the opportunity to see the memorial, the museum shelters and cemeteries. For lovers of the outdoors and nature, the resort boasts many walkable areas including public garden in the city. It was built in the first half of the twentieth century. It is classified as a historical monument. Other places are not remains to be seen ponds velodrome. Formerly, the ponds were a track for bicycles, today it has turned into a paradise for fishermen. Last but not least, the theater tennis court. It was built in 1990, it is used specifically for the International Film Festival animal.
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Transfer from Albert to Paris airports
Albert city is located 28 km from Amiens and 128 km from Paris. It is 100 km from Paris Beauvais airport, 134 km from Charles de Gaulle airport and 171 km from Orly airport.