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 Boulogne sur Mer  France

Boulogne sur Mer entrance to the old part of town

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Boulogne sur Mer the old town



Boulogne sur Mer is a cross channel ferry port about 20 miles from Calais the main ferry port in Northern France

We stay near to Boulogne twice a year in Marquise about 6 miles away. We shop in the out of town shopping centre and we have been to the Saturday Market in Place Dalton.We have visited the Nausicaa sealife centre which is right on the beach.We have never walked round the old town till now.

You can drive around the narrow streets but we prefer to use the car park just outside the walls near the Citadel. You can see the entrance in the first photo. The area has a good selection of shops and cafe/bars we found several nice gift shops. Places to eat information on restaurants in the Port

Car park outside the walls there was no charge when we visited


Boulogne sur mer Car park

The old town entrance


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You can see the citadel in the background

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A few of the colourful shops and restaurants

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My wife found this nice gift shop lucky it was closed for dinner

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A well stocked Antique shop we were tempted by a small crystal chandelier

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Hotel Faidherbe Boulogne sur Mer


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12 Rue Faidherbe, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer, France

There are plenty of Hotels in Boulogne and the nearby areas.This Hotel is in a good central position.

The Hotel Faidherbe is an elegant hotel located in the centre of Boulogne-sur- Mer, close to the harbour.

It offer a quality service in a nice and friendly environment.

Hotel Faidherbe Boulogne sur Mer

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