Set in a large garden, this 19th-century mansion is a 5-minute drive from Valenciennes city centre and SNCF Train Station. The charming rooms are spacious and individually decorated. Le Grand Duc offers evening entertainment, such as theatre shows and jazz concerts, in the elegant lounge room. Cooking and decorating workshops are also available on request. The guest rooms at Le Grand Duc bed and breakfast feature wooden floors and large beds. Each is equipped with free Wi-Fi access and some offer park views. Guests can enjoy regional cuisine for lunch and dinner, and there is also a bar. A continental breakfast is served every morning, which can be taken in the dining room overlooking the park, or on the garden terrace. The Grand Duc is located next to the Nord-Pas-de-Calais Regional Park. It is just 500 metres from the Escaut River and a 25-minute drive from the Belgian border.