NAUSICAA Boulogne-sur-mer | One of the largest aquariums in the world

12 Apr

  Following a huge project to expand the site of NAUSICAA, the French National Sea Centre in Boulogne-sur-Mer (France), will from May 2018 be one of the largest aquariums in the world. A truly massive aquarium The new building is in the shape of a Manta Ray. It’s home to one of the largest aquariums […]

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Destination Gastronomique Montreuil-sur-Mer Hauts de France

28 Mar

Montreuil-sur-Mer sits atop a hill, encircled by ancient ramparts in a little corner of Pas de Calais, Hauts de France. Its medieval buildings and cobble stone streets have long attracted tourists including Laurence Sterne whilst writing his famous book “A Sentimental Journey”, Napoleon Bonaparte and the town’s favourite – Victor Hugo. The famous French playwright […]

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Holiday fun for the whole family in Le Nord, northern France

7 Mar

The North of France, or Le Nord, is a region that won’t fail to delight your senses, no matter what your age. The area is brimming with character, history and fun activities. Whether it’s gastronomy, the great outdoors, architecture or taking a close look at the Great War battlefields which drives your itinerary, you’ll certainly not […]

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The perfect French Christmas event in Montreuil-sur-Mer

11 Nov

For a captivating Christmas event, Montreuil-sur-Mer is the place to be for a special inaugural weekend of celebration. Featuring a fabulous wine fair, sublime gourmet dinner, carol singers and an enchanting Christmas market – this event will certainly get you in a festive mood. It all takes place on 9 and 10 December 2017, and […]

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Magnificent Michelin starred La Grenouillère restaurant, Montreuil-sur-Mer

8 Nov

  As you approach the little village of La Madeleine-sous-Montreuil from the historic hill top town of Montreuil-sur-Mer you can’t help but feel the stress and strife of life simply slip away as the landscape changes from cobbled medieval town to stunning bucolic countryside. A ravishing little hotel and an internationally famous restaurant In the […]

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The best restaurants in Le Touquet, Opal Coast, Hauts de France

27 Oct

There’s plenty of choice for bars, bistros, cafés and restaurants in Le Touquet. In fact, it’s one of the best little seaside resorts on the Opal Coast though, for some reason it remains largely undiscovered for Brits despite its closeness to the UK. Just a 40-minute drive from Calais and you’re in a totally different […]

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Fete de la Gastronomie Montreuil-sur-Mer September 2017

19 Sep

From 22-24 September 2017, France celebrates the annual ‘Fete National de la Gastronomie’. It’s a nationwide annual festival of French cuisine, now in its seventh year. The idea was born when the gastronomy of France became UNESCO listed under the banner of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. Fete de la Gastronomie France All over France, […]

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