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Calais Christmas Market



The Christmas Market is held on the second week of December . We have visited the market it is on the Place Crevecour.The market is held around the 12th of December every year


The market is just off one of the main shopping streets in Calais. We arrived about 10am and had no problems parking in the main street the charge was 1 euro for the hour.The market was just setting up I would get there around 11 30 it should be fully open by then. We went early to fit in several of the other Christmas market in the area.

The entrance to Calais Christmas market

Calais christmas market picture


At the end of the street the market opened out into a square with lots more stalls.There is several cafes in this area as it was fairly cold a warm coffee and croissant were very welcome. Popular places to eat out restaurants in the town. A local Map of the town

The sign to the market

sign Calais market picture

Calais xmas market picture

The market had a good range of gifts at fair prices. A good range of craft items pictures and jewellery. During the week there is a firework display on the 16th

A parade on the 14th with Father Christmas and sleigh with reindeer starting at 3pm

On the 20th display of ice sculptures


sign Calais market picture

Calais xmas market picture

Holiday Inn Calais

 holiday Inn Calais

Calais has been the traditional landfall on the European mainland for generations of travellers.

The Holiday Inn Calais hotel is conveniently situated in the town centre. Both the Channel Tunnel and the Ferry port are within close proximity to the hotel. Calais is linked to the European motorway network via the A26 and A16. London, Paris and Brussels are less than 3 hours drive from Calais

Holiday Inn Calais is facing the harbour. Casino, beach and shopping centres are in a close distance from the hotel.

The brand new Lace Museum, the 39-45 War Museum, the statue of "Les Six Bourgeois de Calais" by Rodin, the Town Hall (UNESCO Patrimony) are in a walking distance from the hotel

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Paris cottage rental France

This large 2-bedroom apartment is a delight to come home to after a long days sightseeing and window shopping. Located on the first floor (2nd floor for North Americans), with a lift, the apartment overlooks rue Custine, one of the most interesting street in Paris to walk through.

Though facing the street, the double-glazed windows give you excellent insulation against any daily passerby.

The apartment has been tastefully decorated in vibrant colors, which catch the natural light streaming into the apartment. As the view is not obstructed closely by another building in front, you benefit from the sunlight and can enjoy your morning breakfast a the wooden dinning table which extends to seat 6.

In the living room you will find a sofa bed that sleeps two. We also have installed a flat screen TV with cable (as well as a dvd player and some dvd's) and have high speed internet access for your laptop computers so you can remain in touch. We also provide you with a Mac Computer in the apartment, a free Phone during your stay and a Bose bluetooth station.


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