Boulogne-sur-Mer is the largest fishing port in France and sits on the North West coast of the Pas-de-Calais region.
Boulogne is easily accessed via ferry from Dover. Arriving at the port, you're conveniently located in the centre of Boulogne, especially ideal for foot passengers who can use the covered Pont Marguet walkway bridge and access the centre almost immediately. For anyone who would like to venture further, the access to the motorway direct to Paris is within a 5mn drive.
Boulogne has an abundance of quaint streets and all kinds of shops for you to visit.
Head a little further up and you reach Boulogne Vieille Ville (old town) overlooked by the belfry and dome of the cathedral as well as the 13th Century stone ramparts.
The old town and its cobbled streets are perfect for a gentle stroll around Boulogne. The Rue de Lille is a lively, pedestrianised area full of shops, restaurants, brasseries and market stalls and is a great place to stop and take a break.
Boulogne is home to Europe's largest aquarium - Nausicaa National Sea Centre. See giant aquariums, marvel at the sharks, have fun with the California sea lions in addition to the many different exhibitions on show throughout the year. A visit to the Nausicca centre should not be missed if you are visiting Boulogne and it is open all year round.
Boulogne is not just for those wanting to enjoy a short break or an overnight visit. Explore the vast Boulogne forest or spend the day at the one of the long, sandy beaches. There are three 18-hole golf courses nearby at Wimereux and Hardelot, just a short drive from Boulogne.
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