Your perfect day out, weekend or holiday is much closer than you think.
You don’t need to brave airports to reach beautiful beaches, delightful villages and stunning towns, rich heritage and a fascinating wartime history, not to mention fresh fish, endive, cauliflower, strong cheeses all washed down by a locally brewed beer.
The choice is yours.
Ambleteuse is a traditional fishermen village on the Opal Coast in Northern France and boasts an impressive 17th cemtury sea fort.
A land of history, rich heritage and gourmet delights. A land as blue as flax, as yellow as rapeseed and as green as the countryside itself, where the scenery is sublime in every season. Welcome to the 7 Valleys and Ternois!
The Audomarois Marsh, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve, is a unique marshland dating back to the Middle Ages. Explore by boat, visit a traditional boat builders and sample local produce.
Boulogne sur Mer in Northern France is the largest fishing port in Europe and has a long tradition of smoked firsh and fresh seafood.
The “GR” in France stands for Grande Randonnée, they are long-distance signposted walks all over France. They can be followed by visitors for several days. The GR 120 in Pas-de-Calais, also known as the Coastal Trail, stretches right along the Opal Coast, from the Belgian border right up to Berck-sur-Mer.
The cheeses and beer of Belval Abbey in Northern France
Les Frères Bernard Sainte Goldeleine cheese dairy : a family dairy following traditional cheesemaking method The Sainte Godeleine cheese dairy nestles within a little village called Wierre-Effroy just 20 minutes from Boulogne-sur-Mer and 30 minutes from Calais. It all began in 1990, when Antoine and Joachim Bernard decided to transform the raw cow’s milk from […]
The “Route 66”, quirky trip in Pas-de-Calais You’ve heard of Route 66, the road that runs from Chicago to Santa Monica in the USA. But have you heard of Route 62, a road that snakes through the department of Pas-de-Calais and lets you explore 16 unmissable sites? Take time to explore some of these sites […]
Quentovic visit a craft brewery in Northern France White, blonde, amber and dark beers : Pas-de-Calaisis a veritable kingdom of brewers Whilst certain breweries date back to the 19th or 20th centuries, the Quentovic brewery at Beaurainville is much younger: Jean-Jacques and Grégoire Bouchez, two brothers obsessed with beer, took the plunge in June 2014. […]
Enjoy a sumptuous journey through a cultural and natural landscape The strange mists of the marshes of Guines and Audomarois (around Saint-Omer), the bucolic landscapes of the Aa and Hem valleys, the gracefully undulating hills and Bocage hedgerows of the Boulonnais, the stunning images of the coast… Visitors can enjoy a sumptuous journey through the […]