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Ardres Christmas Market



The Ardres Christmas Market is held on the Sunday around about the 14th of December. We have just visited the market you follow the signs for the town centre.

The market is spread round the narrow streets in the town centre. Starting at the Tourist office most stalls are in the street but some are inside.We arrived at 11am the market was getting busy there was still plenty of parking spaces close to the market. There was a public address system playing christmas tunes which created a pleasant atmosphere. As well as the stalls most of the shops and cafes were open.

The main street Ardres Christmas market

Ardres christmas market picture


The first stall we came to was the mulled wine and hot chestnuts you can see in the photo. The hot wine was a euro for a large glass and on a cold day was very welcome.We also had a bag of chestnuts for 2 euros which kept your hands warm all round the market

The mulled wine

ardres mulled wine picture

Ardres xmas market picture

The market had a good range of handmade gifts and craft items food and jewellery.We bought a couple of gifts for 15 euros and were amazed at the trouble the stall holder went to gift wrap them.We will certainly go back next Xmas

A ride round the market

Ardres Christmas ride picture

Ardres xmas market picture

Update

Another year as come round and we are back at Ardres for the Christmas market.We were a little surprised to find a camel in the car park but then noticed there was a small circus in town.I have added a few photos to the side of the page of this years market.

Ardres xmas market picture

This years Christmas market a nice mix of food and homemade gifts we bought some items from a church stall which was run by two English ladies now living in the area

Ardres Christmas market picture


Places to stay Hotel and Bed and Breakfast in Ardres

Calais is only a few miles from Ardres and has plenty of hotels in all price ranges.There are lots of Christmas markets within a short drive

Le Cercle De Malines Bed and Breakfast Calais

B/B Calais Located only steps away from the theatre, right in the city center of Calais, the Guest House Le Cercle de Malines is a charming property dating back to 1884 . Furnished in a refined décor, this extremely elegant Guest House features an enviable position in the heart of Calais, next to the beautiful sandy beaches of the Cote d'Opale coast, and thus offers guests the opportunity to practice a wide range of water activities, such as bathing, sailing or sand-yachting.

Perfectly connected to England with frequent daily ferry's departures, this non-smoking Guest House also offers an easy access to the casino and many other activities surrounded by nature such as golf, horse riding or strolls. With a garden, comfortable lounge, billiard, massages and free wireless Internet access throughout the whole property,

Le Cercle De Malines

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