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The beach at nearby Hardelot Plage

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Oye Plage a small seaside town in Northern France




Our visit to Oye Plage on the D940 we visited the town on our way back from visiting nearby Gravelines. The town has a long flat beach and is popular with carvanners and campers.

Oye Plage is about 10 miles from Calais going towards Dunkerque.

The town is right on the coast almost in the sand dunes. There are several camp sites almost on the beach.

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You can drive down to the beach


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The long sandy beach stretches to the Platier nature reserve.

If you like plants and animals in there natural state this is the place to visit. Bring your binoculars for spotting migrating birds and viewing this unspoilt area.

The best vantage point is the observatory where you can see over the wetlands and its wealth of flora and fauna.

You can see the ferry coming in to Calais

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You can see Oye plage on this Map just to the right of Calais on the map

My wife had the beach to herself

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Sand dunes

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In the distance you can just see the outline of Dunkerque This is the area where the British army were evacuated in WWll.

The troops were hidden in the sand dunes before wading in to the sea to the small boats.

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Holiday Rental Cottage in the Dordogne


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• Charming old cottage (200 years) for 5 persons • Peaceful location with panoramic view and sully all the day • Very large and private garden which provides full privacy • Heated swimming pool at 28 Degrees fully Private • Cottage very near the village with all amenities (nice baker for croissants and French Bred, supermarket, Pharmacy, Sunday market with local producers...) • Centrally located in Dordogne and near main touristic sites • Game area for kids • Free and secure Internet Wifi (very good connection) • HD TV with 160 channels and free pack of English TV Channels as CNN, A Plus Kids, Fox News, TCM Cinema, BBC

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