Port of Boulogne sur Mer

About Boulogne sur Mer, Guide and Tourist Attractions
(Boulogne sur Mer, Nord Pas de Calais, France)

Situated very close to the Channel Tunnel and just two hours away from Paris, Boulogne-sur-Mer is a charming place full of traditional French character.

What to do in Boulogne

Boulogne boasts numerous attractions of historical interest including a medieval crypt and an impressive cathedral.

Boulogne is France's principal fishing port, and the National Sea Centre offers a breathtaking learning experience on the depths of the seas.

The streets of the vibrant and modern town centre are lined with shops and cafés. The nearby picturesque coastal villages can easily be reached by car and make interesting day trips.

Tourist Attractions

The Quai Gambetta in the town centre has been transformed into a charming promenade from where you can enjoy a beautiful view over the port.

The Place Dalton is the town's lively market, which is held every Wednesday and Saturday mornings. The imposing St Nicholas Church dominates the market square.

The National Sea Centre is a favourite tourist sight in Boulogne. The museum offers an exciting voyage to the depths of the oceans and reminds visitors of the importance of Boulogne as France's major fishing port.

Boulogne sur Mer Port

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