Fressin, flowery village in the middle of the seven valleys

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 Fressin is a charming small village of 600 inhabitants situé in the hollow of a valley, with the sources of Planquette, in full heart of the Haut-Pays d'Artois. It is located at 1:15 from Lille, 1:40 from Paris by A16 and 1:15 from London by the Channel tunnel. In a bosky bower, it owes its reputation with its glorious last conquered in the fury of the battles carried out by the family of the Lords de Créquy.


Fressin, a great historical and cultural richness

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 Fressin is a charming small village of 600 inhabitants situé in the hollow of a valley, with the sources of Planquette, in full heart of the Haut-Pays d'Artois. It is located at 1:15 from Lille, 1:40 from Paris by A16 and 1:15 from London by the Channel tunnel. In a bosky bower, it owes its reputation with its glorious last conquered in the fury of the battles carried out by the family of the Lords de Créquy.But also thanks to Georges Bernanos, writer celebrates it, who came to thus draw his inspiration in this village located at the center of Pas-de-Calais with its very beautiful church of XV century of blazing style. With the borders of the Artois and the Bolted, its landscapes cut with blows of bill hook, through wood and fields, give the impression to want forever to be unaware of time and to form a unit with a sometimes ungrateful nature.


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The Rural household: a space of freedom for body and spirit

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 The Rural household of the Valley of Planquette was born officially on December 1, 1995. Originally it acted to peacefully reinvest a communal room built in years 68 for the young people within the framework of the operation " thousand clubs" ministry for Youth and sports. Generations of fressinois are succeeded with at least of success there. The club of the young people of the valley of Planquette, under the impulse of its president Claude Vergeot is then affiliated with the federation of the Rural households. The helping success it was necessary to have recourse to l' engage d' an agent of rural development under young device employment.
The young people of any age lay out the access of a meeting place and of dialogue. They can be diverted while playing billiards, pin-table football, the table tennis, charts… to be made the muscles while listening to music. While adhering to the CDSMR (Departmental committee of the Sport in Rural environment) which chairs with devotion Pascal Dubuisson of Cup-New, one of the pioneers of the associative sector as well as Guy Lyon, another local figure (founder of the Regional union of the Rural households), the young people take part in the meetings inter rural households of volley ball and table tennis (our photograph at the time of national critérium of Fruges in 2001). They had also begun again on their account the village fair of ducasse with contests of shootings to the goal, with the rifle, darts, javelins…. But fault of support it was also stopped. The Rural household however organizes Rurathlon, competitions of table tennis, a pedestrian race " the Treads fressinoises-Ostwind."


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The Saint Martin church

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The Saint Martin church is another of the jewels of the local inheritance. Classified historic building by the Art schools in 1906, of blazing style, its construction started in 1425. Georges Bernanos drew there its inspiration and it evokes its history in two novels " The newspaper of a priest of campagne" and " Under the sun of Satan". The church is drawn up in the center of the village and includes a chorus flanked in north of a vault seigneuriale, a covering transept and a nave with sides.


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