Tourism Hazebrouck

We find a first mention of this locality in 1122 when the latter called "Hasbruc, taking its name from" Hase "means" hare "and" broek "which means" swamp ", ie" marsh hares. It was about the seventh century under the reign of Dagobert, Saint-Eloi that would come to evangelize the marshy land lying between Kassel and Lys. Thus Hazebrouck found he probably originated when monks cleared and drained the lies amidst a vast swamp forest at the beginning of Christianity in our region. This work helped to structure the crops and livestock. Note qu'Hazebrouck city markets since 1336 had produced a "keure (charter) to regulate them. This is the administrative document the oldest archives, now on display at City Museum. During the wars of Flanders, Hazebrouck was burned in 1347 by riders Philippe de Valois, sacked in 1436 by the Ghent marching on Calais and in 1492 by Français.Au mid-sixteenth century, Philip II of Spain, which informed the city its first economic boom in drilling a channel facilitating the growth of the local textile industry. With the Revolution qu'Hazebrouck becomes a relatively important administrative city, to the detriment of Cassel and Bailleul. In fact, she inherits a Court of Instance and Instance it forever. Above the town became the seat of a sub-prefecture until 1926. In the nineteenth century, Hazebrouck advantage of the Industrial Revolution to take off economically. With the railroad that made our city a major hub rail, the textile industry is expanding further to include Street Merville, also called Rue des Textiles. Today, the capital of Flanders Indoor is a city of more than 23,000 inhabitants that opens to you '!

Tour to explore Nord-Pas-de-Calais

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Lille
  • Durée : 6 jours

For 6 days, we invite you to discover the Nord-Pas-de-Calais. You'll enjoy the wonders of the region.

Day 1 : Lille Day 2 : Zoo Day 3 : Aqualud Day 4 : Le cateau

Discover Cassel city

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Cassel
  • Durée : 5 jours

Cassel is a french town located in the department of North and the Nord-Pas-de-Calais area.

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Discover Aire-sur-la-Lys

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Aire-sur-la-lys
  • Durée : 4 jours

Between Mounts of Flanders and Collines d' Artois, Aire-sur-la-Lys ownes a historical heart of city of the rich built inheritance.

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Discover the regional natural park of les caps et marais d'Opale

  • Thème : Sciences and discovery
  • Départ : Saint-omer
  • Durée : 7 jours

The Regional Park will preserve and enhance its cultural heritage born of the remarkable diversity of soils and the vicissitudes of history, the will of the people in successive generations and their knowledge of the original.

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