Tourism - Pas-de-Calais

Pas-de-Calais is a French department that is part of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. The main cities are Arras, Béthune, Boulogne-sur Mer, Calais, Lens, Montreuil and Saint-Omer.

There is a strong potential for the tourism industry thanks to, the Regional Natural Park of Caps and Marais d’Opale, the Boulogne-sur-mer citadel and its battlements dating from the roman era, the Nausicaa and its numerous sea species as well as the beaches along the Opale Coast which are among the most beautiful and largest beaches in Europe. Numerous activities are possible with sport sand yachting, kite flying and kite surfing. The sea towns of le Touquet and Ambleteuse are very popular. Also, many holidaymakers canoe down the river Canche each summer passing by the cities of Hesdin, Beaurainville or Montreuil-sur-Mer.

Pas-de-Calais also has many cultural monuments such as the Arras Square, Aire-sur-la-Lys, Boulogne-sur-Mer’s bell towers, Calais and Béthune. At the south of the department, the town of Montreuil-sur-Mer is one of the best-preserved towns in Pas-de-Calais.

Top tourist cities in Pas-de-Calais


Tourism Arras

Arras is the capital of the department of Pas-de-Calais. During your stay in the North, do not forget to visit the city, famous beyond the French borders for its beautiful Baroque squares. Its heritage also contains many other treasures. Sights in Arras ...

Must : Cathédrale et abbaye Saint-Vaast, Maison du Wetz d’Amain, Citadelle de Vauban


Tourism Béthune

Bethune is a French commune in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais, located in the department of Pas-de-Calais. Sights in Béthune Grand Place Old tower of St. Ignace Belfry


Tourism Boulogne sur Mer

Boulogne sur Mer two hours from Paris on the A16 and at the heart of the Côte d'Opale and the Boulonnais. Boulogne-sur-Mer has the power to astonish and seduce the people that don't know it, rich in a heritage which gives it the enviable title ...


Tourism Calais

Calais is a town in northern of France, located in the department of Pas-de-Calais. The town is the closest to England. We can see especially the white cliffs of Dover when the weather permits. The old town is situated on an island surrounded by canals and ports, while ...

Must : Eglise Notre-Dame, Phare et son petit musée, Fort Nieulay


Tourism Lens

Lens is located 1 hour from Paris by TGV, 30 minutes from Lille and 1 hour 30 mn from the coast, Lens-Lievin invites you to meet a territory rich in history and proud of his future. See painting in the Louvre museum, panorama at the top of the terrils, move you to the ...

Must : Musée du Louvres-Lens


Tourism Montreuil

Montreuil is a city of heritage and history yet entirely surrounded by ramparts. Montreuil is situated in the department of Pas-de-Calais. To visit Abbey church Saint-Saulve Chapel of the Hotel-Dieu Chapel Sainte Austreberthe The church of Saint-Josse-au-Val ...

Must : Musée de France Roger Rodière


Tourism Saint-Omer

Saint Omer is situated in the department of the Pas-de-Calais and the region Nord-Pas-de-Calais.  Sights in Saint-Omer Mansion of the eighteenth century Sandelin museum that preserves exceptional items of heritage Church Station 

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