Things to see and do - Calais
Unmissable tourist sites
Calais Travel guide
Calais : Michelin's recommendations
Twenty million visitors pass through Calais every year! Moreover, since the Eurotunnel service was introduced, the town is only 1hr30min from London and Paris and 1hr from Brussels, making this town long famous for its lace an idea starting point to explore the Opal Coast as far as Le Touquet or to take a short trip across the Channel!
Tourist attractions Calais : Things to see and do
pl. du Soldat-Inconnu F - 62100 Calais
This work by Rodin, the only sculpture exhibited during the lifetime of the artist, was unveiled in June 1895 on the site of the town's old fortifications. These six full-size bronze effigies, haughty, tense, full of life and emotion, with their musc..
135 quai du Commerce F - 62100 Calais
The buildings of the Boulart factory - which housed 80 tulle and lace looms until the beginning of the 20C - have been extended by an astonishing steel and glass structure, designed by the architects Moatti and Rivière, where you will see screen prin..
25 r. Richelieu F - 62100 Calais
Fine collections of sculpture (notably Rodin's preparatory sketches for the Burghers of Calais monument, and also works by Carpeaux, Bourdelle and Maillol) but mostly paintings, including contemporary art (Dubuffet, Fautrir, Arp).
ZAC Curie F - 62 100 CALAIS
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28 rue Royale F - 62100 Calais
Set next to the ferry terminal in Calais, this 2-star hotel is just 400 metres from the train station. It offers free Wi-Fi access and all the rooms have a LCD TV. The rooms at Citadel Hôtel are decorated in neutral tones. Each one also provides a p..
17 Rue Richelieu F - 62100 Calais
Located in Calais, the Hotel Particulier Richelieu is set just a 15-minute walk from the beach. This Bed and Breakfast offers rooms with free WiFi, a TV and a balcony that overlooks the park. Breakfast is served daily at the property and guests are ..
3 bd de la Résistance F - 62100 Calais
This is a pleasant spot to eat before crossing the Channel. It has an elegant decor, classic cuisine, seafood, and a fine wine list (cellar opens onto restaurant).
1 digue Gaston-Berthe F - 62100 Calais
All aboard for a gourmet voyage, rich in seafood flavours! There is a ship's cabin-style ambience and an interesting wine list (good selection of Bordeaux).
5 r. Edmond-Roche F - 62100 Calais
bd des Alliés F - 62100 Calais
8 r. Jean-Pierre-Avron F - 62100 Calais
This restaurant has a terrace facing Calais' fishing port. It serves ultra-fresh ingredients, often organic, prepared with a touch of originality.
20 r. Royale F - 62100 Calais
Right in the city centre, this old-fashioned bistro is not ancient history, despite its name! It serves traditional fare with no shortage of hearty canaille dishes such as tête de veau sauce gribiche and cassoulet. Tasty, hearty and not expensive.