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Etaples fishing port in Northern France

Etaples on a wet day

Etaples a French fishing port



Places to visit and stay in Etaples photos of our visits and guide to the Port

Etaples is a small fishing port a few miles from the seaside town of Le Touquet. It is a working fishing port on the river Canche.

You can buy fresh fish from the boats or the local fish sellers. The town centre market on a Tuesday and Friday morning sell a wide range of fresh produce. We have been to the Tuesday morning market we are in this area a couple of times a year.We usually stop for a walk round the centre of town then over the bridge to Mcdonald's for a coffee and use the WiFi. .


Etaples town square a good place to park to see the town


Etaples France fishing port picture

The town has several nice restaurants if you want to eat out. The sea life centre is good on Boulevard Bigot Descelers 62630 it is about half a mlie from the town centre

You can go on boat trips in the estuary or see the reserve naturelle de la Baie de la Canche with over 420 plant species.

The town was a training camp in WW1 and has the largest War Commission cemetery in France. The Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, it has over 11,000 graves.

Etaples WW1 Military Cemetery France  picture

Etaples WW1 Military Cemetery France  picture

Update just visited the Friday morning market

You can find the market on the main car park next to the town hall on Rue de Montreuil. Parking can be a problem so get there early

Etaples France  market picture

Etaples France  market picture

Etaples France  market picture

If you get tired of walking round the market.You can get a good cup of coffee here Rue Ouest Billet

Etaples France  market picture

Photos taken in the centre of Etaples

Etaples France bread shop picture

Etaples France picture

Etaples France picture

Etaples France  picture

Popular Hotels in the town

Le Manoir a short drive from Etaples


Vine-covered country house built in 1911- was a family residence.

Nowadays converted to a 3 star hotel- Le Manoir- offers the ideal venue for those seeking serenity and seclusion.

In this peaceful setting- the restaurant serves fresh seafood specialties all year round.

In the summer- enjoy your lunch on the sunny terrace.

Sports enthusiasts can enjoy tennis on the hotel s hard court or swim in the spacious heated outdoor pool overlooking or at the nearby sandy beaches of Le Touquet

Le Manoir Hotel in Le Touquet


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