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You can see the famous Belfry in the background

Bergues



Bergues is a town in the Nord Pas-de-Calais region of Northern France. It is 5 miles from the Port of Dunkerque

We were shopping in the town of Gravelines which is about 30 mins drive from Bergues. So we decided to visit while in the area I wanted to see the belfry which has 50 bells. You can climb the steps to the top of the tower.The town is only a short distance from the Belgium border. The houses and building are in the Flemish style you would think you were in Belgium.

The walls and fortification go right round the town some 5,000 metres. There is a market on Monday morning in the town centre.In the Summer you can take a cruise to Dunkirk on the oldest canal in France the Canal de Bergues

Bergues town sign


Bergues

A gateway into the town centre

Bergues

The old tourist office at the base of the Belfry. A local Map of the town

Bergues tourist office


A street near the Belfry

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Bergues town hall

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A street in the town

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Building at the base of the Belfry

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Bienvenue Chez Nous is a good Chambres d'hote and restaurant there is car parking spaces nearby. You can find it on 25, rue du College, 59380 Bergues

Chateau Tilques

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Built on the remains of a 17th century manor.

This neo-Flemish chateau is set in ten acres of lush parkland.

Five kilometres from the historic town of Saint Omer.

The Hotels offers a restaurant and a bar/lounge. Recreational amenities include an indoor pool and tennis courts.

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