Tourist Information

Discovering Boulogne-sur-Mer

City of Art and History and City of the Sea, Boulogne-sur-Mer mixes Tradition, Heritage, History, Landscape, Gastronomy and Leisure to the delight of all.
Stroll through this city with its many treasures: the Upper Town and its walls, the Château-Museum, Notre-Dame Basilica, the pedestrian city centre, Dalton Square, the beach…


With its wealth of traditional « high end » shops and in particular its regional specialities in terms of gastronomy, the presence of major national retail brands, and plenty of nearby shops, Boulogne-sur-Mer offers a complete and diverse commercial choice.

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Maritime heritage

City of the sea, Boulogne-sur-Mer invites you to discover its marine heritage, and continues its traditional events related to the maritime world. You can, for example, visit an authentic fisherman’s house built in 1870 at the Maison de la Beurière, explore the marine environment in Nausicaà, the National Sea Centre, or discover the traditional festivals such as the fish or herring festival.

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A City of Art and History

The old town, surrounded by ramparts, takes you back, as you visit its monuments and walk the cobblestones of its narrow streets, to the 19th century. A walk around the ramparts and a visit to the Notre-Dame Basilica or Château-Museum is a must.

Visit the website of
the Boulogne-sur-Mer tourist office
or join the facebook page.


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Discovering the region

Capital of the Opal Coast, Boulogne-sur-Mer is an ideal starting point to visit the region. Discover its many facets: nature, heritage, gastronomy, sports and recreation.

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Sports & Leisure Activities

100 km of beaches, dunes and cliffs and numerous resorts are open all year round from Boulogne-sur-Mer to Berck-sur-Mer.
Wimereux, Hardelot, Le Touquet … they offer all kinds of cultural, sports, relaxation and leisure activities.

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Nature & Hiking

For nature lovers, inland, an environment that’s great for relaxing stretches out before you. Green spaces where walking, hiking and exploring nature are the order of the day.
The Valley of the Course, the 7 valleys region, Audomarois … they’re all eagerly waiting for you.

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With Family

On the coast or inland, there’s so much on offer for families.
Numerous recreational, cultural and sports activities are on offer for children and families.
Aqualud, water amusement park in Le Touquet, Bagatelle amusement park in Berck, Opalaventure: adventure course in the trees in Camiers and many others are all activities at your disposal to have fun whatever your age with family or friends.


To organise your tourist trips, download the ``App'y marinas Côte d’Opale`` appApplication available on Google Play and Apple Store

This application will help you when entering the harbour, inform you about port services as well as allowing you to discover the region’s tourist points.
You can choose from four themes: culture, nature, flavour and sailing

Stopover leaflets (PDF) are ready to download below to help you out to prepare your stay.

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