Beauvais in France is a city situated at a distance of approximately 79 kilometers from the highway north of Paris. It is located in the northern parts of Picardie. Situated to the left side of Therain river bank, Beauvais lies at the bottom of the wooded hills. Earlier there were ancient ramparts surrounding this place of confluence, but now you can see only boulevards running around the town. Spacious promenades in the northeast section of the city are the major highlights of Beauvais.
When in a new city it is always advisable that you choose a mode of transport that allows you enough flexibility to make adjustments to your varying schedule. Rent a car in Beauvais to visit various places of interest in the city. You can also visit the cities located nearby, such as Meru, Persan, Osny, Clermont, and Creil by using car rental services which you can book online.
Beauvais has a cathedral that is dedicated in honor of Saint Peter. The cathedral in itself is considered to be an illustrious example of a daring display of Gothic architecture. It consists of a quire, seven apse-chapels, and only a transept. Major restoration and repair of the cathedral were carried out in 2008. Another place of interest is the small church of Romanesque, which was built during the 10th century, known as Basse Oeuvre. The carvings on the wooden doors in both the south and north portals are made in Gothic style. Hire a car in Beauvais to visit these fascinating sights and places.
If you are interested in viewing age-old architecture and buildings, then you should visit the old streets and Place del’Hotel de Ville located near the cathedral. There, you can view several houses built during the 12th to 16th centuries. The statue of Jeanne Hachette built in 1752, is located in the neighborhood of the cathedral. Take a car for rent in Beauvais to visit these interesting sites and to add more excitement to your vacation.
The town has many other historical sites and features spectacular architecture. The place, which is used as courthouse today, was in earlier times an Episcopal palace. It was constructed during the 16th century. Another important building is the church of Saint-Etienne which includes the famous sculpture ‘Wheel of Life’. You only need a car for hire to be able to fully enjoy a comfortable and hassle-free ride to the city and its surrounding regions.
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