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Events and Festivals

Many historic and traditional events are held in and around Douai, with their time and nature depending upon the tradition. A few of them are as follows:
The Holiday Gayant
This is considered the most famous event in the city of Douai held in early July, with its traditions and preparations following every Sunday after July 5. Live in the moment with Mr. and Mrs. Gayant and their children portrayed by 6 men wearing massive 370kg. giant costumes with …

Why you should visit Douai city?

Douai is a well-known French city situated in the Douai district of the department of Nord which is located in the Northern region of France. It happens to be on the river Scarpe which is some 40 kilometers away from Lille. The city is particularly famous for its Belfries.
The city also has an emerging industry of chemicals and metal engineering. These industries range from small-scale homemade industries to big establishments like that of Renault which has a vehicle assembly plant neighboring the city …

Visits, Leisure, and Activities Nearby

There are a lot of things you can do in Douai, some of which are as follows:
Vimy Canadian Memorial
The tourist office offers travel in a comfortable ride to this amazing place with a pickup service from a train station or any hotel you are staying in. After that, it will then take you to the site where you can find English and French-speaking guides so you can spend your leisure time. It is about 12.4 miles from the tourist office in Douai.
Cite Nature
This is an 8000 sq. meter …