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Wissant village

The village of Wissant on a very warm June afternoon

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Wissant a seaside village

Wissant is a small seaside village located along the Côte d'Opale, Northern France's coastline. It is known for its stunning beaches and natural beauty that is sure to take your breath away.

The beach is the main attraction of this town, and it's not hard to see why. The long expanse of golden sand stretches for miles, and the crystal clear waters of the English Channel make for an inviting dip. The beach is also surrounded by natural dunes and rolling hills, creating a picturesque setting that is perfect for a leisurely stroll, taking in the fresh sea air and the beautiful scenery.

Wissant beach is also a popular spot for water sports enthusiasts, with activities such as windsurfing, kite flying, and sand yachting available for those looking for a bit of excitement. The beach is patrolled by lifeguards during the summer months, making it a safe and fun destination for families with children.

Beyond the beach, Wissant is also home to a nature reserve, which provides a habitat for a variety of bird species, including herons, egrets, and cormorants. The reserve is a great place to explore and discover the local flora and fauna. Overall, Wissant offers an idyllic setting for a relaxing seaside getaway, with its stunning beaches and natural beauty providing the perfect backdrop for a memorable vacation.

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.

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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Wissant offers a range of accommodation options to suit every preference and budget. For those seeking a luxurious stay, the town offers several high-end hotels with charming rooms and excellent amenities. These hotels are known for their impeccable service and stunning views of the town and the sea.

If you're looking for a more affordable option, there are plenty of bed and breakfasts and guesthouses in Wissant that offer a comfortable, cozy stay with a personal touch. These accommodations provide a homely atmosphere and are perfect for those who want to experience the town's local culture and lifestyle.

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Wissant  France picture

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