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Cite of Europe shopping centre



Cite Europe is a large shopping centre 3 to 4 miles from the centre of Calais get on the A16. You will see the shopping centre on your left the exit is well signed posted

The shopping Centre


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There is a very large car park and petrol station.

It is a good place to go if its raining or cold you can spend the day in the centre

The Carrefour hypermarket


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Inside there is a very large Carrefour hypermarket and the usual gift shops and stalls.

Individual specialist shops selling wine, cheese ,coffee and clothes.

Tesco used to have a store here selling beer and wine it is now closed.The value of the Pound as fallen against the Euro plus high fuel cost. So the price difference between the UK and France as got a lot closer

Just an update the pound as now improved by about 20% so it is better value again.

One of the many gift shops

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A shopping street in the centre

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Two years ago when we first visited the centre you had a job to get on to the car park.

Most of the cars would be from the Uk. If you look at the photos taken at 11am on a Thursday morning you can see a big difference.

I think the reason is if you come by car even for the day. You can save a lot of money by travelling a few miles inland and shopping where the locals go.

We saved on fuel and food we also found that a case of beer was cheaper.

Than the cash and carry warehouses set up for the day trippers.

There are plenty of Hotels to stay at in Calais if you want to stay longer. A selection of restaurants in Calais

The cafe and restaurant area


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Google street map showing the entrance to the shopping centre


Places to stay


Holiday Cottage 2 Bedrooms , 2 Bathrooms , Sleeps 2 Thonac, Dordogne, Nouvelle-Aquitaine


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In a sought after location in the Périgord Noir, considered to be the most beautiful region in France and famous for its numerous châteaux,

Pre-history sites and outstanding cuisine, this charming, newly restored period stone cottage with original features, has been awarded 4 stars, the highest star rating for self-catering holiday accommodation.

Set within the spacious, leafy grounds of a small 17th Century manor house that was formerly the courthouse for the nearby Château de Losse,

The cottage has a private 11 x 5 metre swimming pool and offers guests peace, privacy and a sense of wellbeing. The cottage and the manor are constructed in the local golden limestone with traditional stoned-tiles 'lauze' roofs and stone window surrounds, typical of the old local architecture.

It is set in 1.5 hectares of land with trees and flowering shrubs and lovely shady areas for outdoor dining with lovely views of the surrounding tree-lined hillside.

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Bread shop in the centre


Card shop in Cite Europe

Gift shop in the centre

Our favourite coffee shop in Cite Europe



Calais sea front

Calais sea front in Winter


Ambleteuse

Ambleteuse beach road

The road to the beach at Wissant a nice seaside village

Wissant beach road

Wissant is a short drive from Ambleteuse we have had several picnic on the sea front there

Wimereux painted house

Painted villa in Wimereux


Aire sur la Lys

Aire sur la Lys

An old market town near to Saint Omer

Boulogne market

Boulogne sur Mer market

The busy Saturday morning street market in Boulogne sur Mer

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