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Wissant village

The village of Wissant on a very warm June afternoon

Wissant a seaside village

Wissant is an old seaside village on the Cote d Opale in Northern France. It is about 10 miles from Calais The village centre can be seen in the first photo. If you walk down the street and turn left the beach is just 100yds.

The main street in Wissant

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Road down to the beach

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Fishing boat

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The fishermen bring the boats right into the centre of the village. You can buy the fish straight off the boats It dose not get much fresher than that.

The village has the usual mixture of shops, cafes and restaurants. There is a market on Wednesday and in July and August there is also one on a Friday.

For the size of the village there are several hotels and B/Bs you coul also rent a Gite as well.

The tourist office was helpful and spoke English.

The village church

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Coffee shop across the road from the Church

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Old mill

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An old mill in the village centre as been turned into a heritage centre.

Inside the mill is pinewood and cast iron machinery. You can smell the wax and flour from its working life.

After the museum we went down to the beach you can walk or take the car. There is parking almost on the beach we had a picnic in the sand dunes.

Or you can go to one of the cafes overlooking the sea. Bed and breakfast information in the village

Our latest Photos of the seaside village of Wissant

We visit the village 2 or 3 times a year usually in mid week when you have the place to yourself.In the Summer months it gets busy at the weekends and the school holidays.There are several holiday houses and apartments to rent in the village.


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The beach at Wissant


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We nearly always stay in a gite. This is a good way to live like the locals and enjoy the French lifestyle. It is also good value more so if several of you go together

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