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Tournehem sur La Hem

An old building in Tournehem sur La Hem

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Tournehem sur La Hem



Tournehem sur La Hem is located in the Nord department of Northern France. It is part of the rural region of French Flanders. The village has a rich history, dating back to the Middle Ages when it was part of the County of Flanders. Tournehem-sur-la-Hem was the birthplace of several famous people including the writer and teacher Jean-Baptiste l'Oiseleur and the painter Jacques de la Haye. It is only a few miles from the village of Licques

We drove into the village square where you can park your car. There are a couple of cafes and a shop. From the square you can see the remains of the old ramparts.The village is quite compact so is easy to walk round.Which is a good thing as our visit was on a cold and showery day in December. We will have to come back in the summer. A short distance from the square you will see an old mill next to the river Hem. There are several excursions along the river in summer.The river trips will take you to see the church of Notre Dams de la Foret 1718


Tournehem sur La Hem street

Tournehem sur La Hem village  picture


The photos below show the village sign and the Mayor`s office

Tournehem sur La Hem  sign picture

Tournehem sur La Hem maria picture

A cafe in Tournehem sur La Hem and you can just see the old ramparts behind the truck

Tournehem sur La Hem  cafe picture

Tournehem sur La Hem ramparts picture

The village is full of charming sights to explore, such as the Romanesque church of Saint-Nicaise, which dates back to the 12th century. The nearby Tournehem Castle is a great place to visit for history buffs, as it was built in the 13th century and is now home to a museum of local history and archaeological artifacts. There are also several beautiful parks and gardens in the village, including the Parc de la Hém, which has a lake, a fountain, and a walking path.

Nearby, visitors can explore the nearby city of Valenciennes, which is home to the beautiful Valenciennes Cathedral and the Valenciennes Museum. Valenciennes is also a great place to enjoy some shopping and dining. Tournehem-sur-la-Hem is also close to the famous battlefield of Waterloo, which is a must-see for any history lovers.

The village of Tournehem-sur-la-Hem is a great place to explore for anyone looking to experience the beauty and culture of Northern France. With its charming buildings, interesting museums, and nearby attractions, it is sure to please any visitor.

The river Hem flows through the village and under some of it

Tournehem sur La Hem  picture

Tournehem sur La Hem  picture

We noticed a couple of Hotels / B & B in the village. There is lots of accommodation within a short drive of the village.


Google street map of the village

You can see the car park



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