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
1 r. Croy F - 62100 Calais
Built in the 14C, during the English occupation. The wedding of Captain de Gaulle to a young lady from Calais took place here in 1921.
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) and a large sectio..
pl. d'Armes F - 62100 Calais
Standing on the Place d'Armes is the 13C tour du Guet (watchtower) which, in wartime, kept a lookout for enemy action and, in peacetime, for fires. In the 19C, it was used as a lighthouse. The inhabitants of Calais stood on its platform to watch th..
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 a modern lounge bar with exposed stone walls. The rooms at Folk'Stone are decorated in neutral tones and include a..
5/7, rue Edmond Roche F - 62100 Calais
Prix Prices from : 68 €
This hotel is located in Calais, a 5-minute walk from the beach and 500 metres from Gare de Calais-Ville Train station. Hotel Meurice offers unique old-fashioned furniture and decor. Hotel Meurice features an elegant façade, inside there is fitted w..
46 Rue Royale F - 62100 CALAIS
Breakfast and WIFI are included in all prices at the ibis Styles Calais Centre. Our team will welcome you to a new hotel with a lounge bar and meeting room. Our hotel is the ideal stopover between Paris, London and Brussels on the Opal Coast, for bus..
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. E. -Roche F - 62100 Calais
bd des Alliés F - 62100 Calais
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).
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 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.