Car Hire St Quentin
St. Quentin is a beautiful commune in France, located more exactly within the Picardy region, in the Aisne department, being a sub-prefecture of the department at the same time. The history of St. Quentin goes back to the Roman times, in the Augustan period, when the city was founded. The city is named after St. Quentin, who supposedly martyred here in the 3rd century. According to the 2008 census, St. Quentin has a total population of 56,843 residents and spans on a total area of 8.71 square miles (22.56 sq km). St. Quentin is said to be the Augusta Veromanduorum of antiquity, so it is clearly worth visiting.
Top Attractions within St. Quentin
Chemin de fer touristique du Vermandois will provide you with the chance to go on a very interesting trip, in a restored steam train. The train departs in St. Quentin on Sunday afternoons and runs for about an hour and a half. During the trip, you get to admire the beautiful scenery of the countryside.
The Butterflies' Museum is a great cultural institution in St. Quentin. The museum has an impressive collection of insects, owning about 600,000 items. Only 20,000 or so are put on display, but they are definitely worth seeing. Other museums in St. Quentin you could visit are the Antoine Lecuyer Museum and the Academic Society (Societe Academique de St. Quentin - which is an archaeological museum).
L'hotel de ville of St. Quentin is a beautiful historic building you can visit. The hotel was built in 1509 and is characterized by Gothic architecture. The hotel is locally renowned for its 173 sculptures and the peal of 37 bells. This superb building will surely impress you.
Le Troubadour is a terrific restaurant in St. Quentin where you can experience French cuisine. The lovely authentic French cuisine will delight your senses. And the menu is so diverse that it will definitely satisfy every tastebud. The service and atmosphere are also great, so this is the perfect place for a delightful dining experience.