This book contains long lists of things to do in Nord-Pas de Calais and, if this is what you want from a guide, then this book is for you. There is also quite a lot of general history. However, the maps are limited and do not break the the region down into areas, so I could not link the descriptions and chapters to towns and villages. There is also little description of places - where to wander, where is quiet, where you will enjoy a peaceful stroll and perhaps sample the French way of life. The book is a guide for rushing across the channel, doing strenuous activities and rushing back again.
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