Hauts de France
Just over the border from Belgium and a tunnel ride across the Channel from England lies the Nord/Pas-de-Calais and Picardy region - Hauts de France. Its major city is Lille which is the crossroads of TGV travel between Paris, Brussels and London. Not only is the landscape beautiful and varied, but the range of holiday rentals demonstrates a true melting pot of different histories and cultures.
This part of France is hugely proud of its heritage, as any visitor will see from its monuments and museums, not to mention historic cities dating back to the Roman times. The region itself is quite clearly delineated