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The main street in Wimereux at Christmas

Places to see and stay In Wimereux a guide to the town




We visit the small town of Wimereux about twice a year. It is one of our favourite seaside towns in Northern France.

We decided to take the coast road back to our rented Gite in the village of Wierre Effroy. This is a journey of about 25 miles you pass through Wissant and Cap Gris-Nes to the village of Ambleteuse.

On the road between Ambleteuse and Wimereux you pass Wimereux golf course on your left. The course is set in the sand hills a real seaside course. On the other side there are several car parks on the edge of the cliffs. Where you can look out across the bay and the channel.

A flower shop in Wimereux

Wimereux flower shop picture


The photos show the sign to Wimereux and the golf course

Golf de Wimereux

This is the perfect course to start or end your golf break. There are not many other true links courses in France.

Wimereux Sign picture

Wimereux golf picture

We reached Wimereux at 11 30 am just in time to catch the local Friday market. It is on till about 2 pm and starts at 9 am. You can find it in the town centre on the main car park.There is the usual range of fresh local produce.

Wimereux Market


Wimereux market picture

Wimereux market stall picture

I can recommend the French fries on a baguette you can buy at the first stall in the market.If you want a sit down meal there are plenty of reasonable priced restaurants to try prices from £12.

wimereux market picture 3

Wimereux crossroad

Wimereux crossroad picture


The main crossroad into the town the market is held behind the large building.You have to go passed the building and turn left to get into the town centre.You can just see my wife in the wing mirror taking this photo. Not bad as we were moving at 20 mph

This year was the first time we had visited the resort in the dark.We were here to see the Christmas market it is held round the 14th December. It is held in the same place as the local market on Rue Carnot.We have details on the other Chrismas Markets in the area

Chocolate shop

Wimereux at night picture


Wimereux at night picture

Hotels and B & B in Wimereux

The places we have visited in this area

Places to stay


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