Nord Pas De Calais (France): what to see in the region

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What to see in the Nord Pas de Calais region, located in northern France, between fishing villages and elegant seaside resorts along the Opal coast, where history, culture and traditions merge.


Tourist information

In the North Pas de Calais, which is divided into two departments, the main localities are Lille, the regional capital, Arras, Calais, Dunkerque, Roubaix and Tourcoing.

This region, bordered by the territories of Picardy and Belgium, is washed by the North Sea and the English Channel which connects it through the Eurotunnel with the United Kingdom.


What see

Lille is a town famous for the Palace of Fine Arts and its old quarter.

Interesting are the fortified cities of Bergues, Gravelines and Quesnoy, the windmills of Flanders and the well-known carnival of Dunkirk.

Furthermore Nord Pas de Calais in general is considered a very variegated green region where nature prevails with 3 natural parks which, extending over a quarter of its surface, invite you to stroll on foot or by bicycle to discover the typical products of the ancient villages of the area.

All sporting activities are encouraged in Pas de Calais including sailing and golf in particular.

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