France Web Portals
At Random in France
Website guiding you through the different regions of France, their traditions and some useful links for local activities and events.
LAisne - Its Open!
Comprehensive site covering attractions activities and outings in the region, where to stay, food and drink, all additional information and professional pages for business. Tourist office open 08:30-12:00 and 13:30-18:00, Monday to Friday.
On the Ways of the Great War
As part of the centeneray commemoration of the Great War, this site documents many aspects of the war and serves as a virtual exhibition. Run in partnership with various French and Belgian associations.
Americans in France
Website for Americans living in France, contains information on culture, driving, events and much more. Blogs and forums can be accessed on the site.
The Centenary of The First World War
Information site detailing the First World War, run by The Western Front Association. Contains photographs, articles, videos, images end events.
france.fr - The Official French Website
General and tourist information on France, presented in english. Many themes covered including tourism, festivals, arts, investment, and literature, etc.
Birdwatching in France
Birdingpal.org offers birding contacts and birdwatching information in all regions of France including Picardy, Nord, Pas-de-Calais.
Link to the AngloInfo sites in other regions of France. Contains local information, Whats On Guide, Classifieds and discussions and comprehensive business directories for that particular region.
Site from which to download multilingual interactive applications describing WWI. For both Apple and Android smartphones.
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
The CWGC maintains and documents war graves and memorials of Commonwealth persons who died in two world wars. This site enables one to trace the cemeteries, sites and names of the dead. France Area: 5-7 Rue Angele Richard, CS 10109, 62217 Beaurains.
Tourist Office of Roubaix (Office de Tourisme de Roubaix)
Website in French, English and Dutch.
Parks and gardens Nord Pas de Calais
Website with information on the parks and gardens in the Pas de Calais and Nord regions. Information on the larger more famous gardens as well as the small relatively unknown ones which are open to the public. Prices and directions on the site.
Parks and Gardens in Picardy
Website with information on the less well known and smaller gardens open to the Public, as well as the larger and more famous. Includes directions on how to get there, opening times and pricing.
"The Great War Remembered"
Website covering events on the front of the Great War from Flanders down through Picardy to the Aisne.Website in French, English and Flemish. Smartphone application available for downloading.