6 places to visit near calais

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If you are panning a shopping trip to Calais with the ferry, see our guide on other places nearby that you can visit once you've done buying all your wine and cheese. We've found 6 of the prettiest villages all within less than 1 hour's drive from Calais ferry port.

For more about the ferry to Calais, visit us at ferrycrossings.org.uk

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6 places to visit near calais

  1. 1. with FerryCrossings.org.uk
  2. 2. Every year, millions of travelers from the UK head to the ferry port of Dover in order to hop over to France for a day of shopping in Calais. Many of us head straight for Calais' famous hypermarkets in search of French wine and food, but so few of us make it beyond the shops. But the Calais area has a lot to offer, even if you are short on time. We have selected 6 of the best places to visit within easy reach of Calais. So next time you make a day trip to Calais, find time to see one of the wonderful paces we have included in this presentation. Make it more than a shopping trip Image of staff member here ( 417w x 428h pixels ) Image of staff member here ( 417w x 428h pixels ) Your trip to Calais
  3. 3. Pretty cobbled streets to stroll through Walled city and ramparts to wander along Beautiful town square Great choice of restaurants and hotels Just 50 minutes drive from the ferry port at Calais The town was the setting for part of Victor Hugo's book, Les Misérables Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Montreuil-Sur-Mer
  4. 4. Surrounded by lakes, perfect for a stroll A choice of restaurants Very quiet location Just 20 minutes drive from the ferry port at Calais Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Ardres
  5. 5. Lovely seaside location A great beach to walk or play Pretty fishing village Medieval history with an old church and coaching inn Just 30 minutes drive from the ferry port at Calais Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Audresselles
  6. 6. Pretty village with winding lanes Old sailor's houses Amazing views across Bay of the Somme Chance for a boat trip or kayaking Pretty marina harbor Medieval village ramparts About 50 minutes from Calais Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Saint-Valery-sur-Somme
  7. 7. Beautiful old town, similar to Bruges in Belgium Wonderful architecture, including medieval belfry and ramparts Old canals and winding streets to wander Made famous as the location for the French film Bienvenue chez les Ch’tis 40 minutes drive from Calais Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Bergues
  8. 8. Location of the famous 2 Michel star restaurant and hotel complex Le Chateau Beaulieu A straightforward 50 minute drive from Calais port Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Case study image here ( 632w x 462h pixels ) Busnes
  9. 9. FerryCrossings.org.uk Ferry Crossings is a website run by a team of travel lovers with over 10 years’ experience in the travel industry. We offer information on ferry travel from the UK to a range of European destinations, as well as special offers and travel tips. For more ideas of ferry travel, booking and fares, visit us at ferrycrossings.org.uk About us

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