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
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
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
The museum presents works executed by Rodin in connection with The Burghers of Calais monument, including 24 models - plaster, terracotta and bronze - illustrating the artist's preparatory work. Nearby is a 1:10 scale model of Anthony Caro's Chapel o..
8/10 Rue Gershell F - 62100 Calais
Hotel Du Beffroi is situated near the beach, in the heart of North Calais, close to a lively part of town. The hotel offers quiet comfort and quality accommodation. It sits on the beach side of the local outdoor market (Wednesday and Saturday mornin..
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 throughout and all the rooms have a LCD TV. The rooms at Citadel Hôtel are decorated in neutral tones. Each one also p..
46 Rue Royale F - 62100 CALAIS
Prix Prices from : 66 €
Breakfast and WIFI are included with every ibis Styles Calais Centre hotel room. 92 rooms and a bar-lounge with pool table. Near the Channel Tunnel, Ferry Port and Calais-Fréthun train station, the hotel is at the heart of the city center. Just a sto..
5 rue Edmond-Roche F - 62100 Calais
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).
quai de la Colonne 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 rue 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.
boulevard des Alliés F - 62100 Calais
3 boulevard 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).