xxxii VII. REMARKS ON NORTHERN FRANCE.
or the afternoon the most favourable time for visiting them. The
attendance of the sacristan, or 'Suisse', is seldom necessary;
the usual gratuity is 50 c.
Considerable English communities are resident in many of the
towns mentioned in the Handbook, and opportunities of attending
English churches are frequent (e.g. at Calais, Boulogne, Dieppe,
Havre, and Rouen).
The Musbums are generally open to the public on Sundays
and Thursdays from 12 to 4 o'clock, when they are often crowded.
Visitors may always obtain access at other times for a gratuity
(1 fr.). Catalogues may be borrowed from the concierge.
A fuller account of N. France is given in Baedeker's Handbook
to Northern France.