Hotels in France » Region Picardie
Picardy is a French region which consists of three departments: the Aisne, Oise, the Somme.
The etymology of the word Picardie is neither geographic nor history. The word appears in 1248, derived the word "Picard" ie "piocheur."
The Parisians called "piocheurs" all farmers living in forest areas north of Senlisis and Valois (where peasants were loggers), and in the north was called "Picards" all those who did not speak Flemish: Arras, Boulogne, Calais, Tournai cities were "Picardy."
Located in Saint-Quentin, in the heart of the Picardy region, the hotel-restaurant Akena is just a stone's throw from the train station and the city centre with easy access to the motorway.
This quiet and friendly hotel offers simply decorated and modern rooms and a smiling and helpfull staff. The hotel-restaurant Akena is an ideal place for professionals, for a week-end, a family stay or a romantic getaway. The hotel features a restaurant accessible for all. This pleasant restaurant offers regional quality cuisine with fresh and local products!