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The Top places to visit in France

French TV Channel France 2 has published a list of the Top places to visit ….

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Hardelot Medieval and Summer Festivals

At Neufchâtel-Hardelot (62 Pas-de-Calais, Hauts de France) is the medieval fortified Chateau d’Hardelot. Being just ….

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The Great War Revisited

Vimy Canadian memorial

With 2014 seeing the centenary of the outbreak of the ….

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The Louvre in Lens

An ambitious project to locate an outpost of Paris Musée du Louvre in unfashionable Northern ….

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Water fun in Arras

The otherwise rather dour northern french city of Arras (62 Pas-de-Calais, Nord- Pas-de-Calais) opens a ….

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Dunkerque Carnival

Dunkerque (62 Pas de Calais, Hauts de France) manages to brighten up the miserable northern ….

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Boulogne’s Herring Festival

Boulogne-sur-mer (62 Pas de Calais, Hauts de France) may no longer have a cross-channel ferry ….

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Boulogne Christmas Market

Boulogne-sur-Mer (62 Pas-de-Calais, Hauts de France) is holding its Christmas market:

Boulogne-sur-Mer (upper town) 14 ….

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Worth a detour – Bergues

The main attractions of much of northern France are the impressive main squares of the ….

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International Kite Festival at Berck

Berck-sur-Mer (62 Pas-de-Calais, Hauts de France), south of Boulogne-sur-Mer, hosts the International Kite Festival (Rencontres ….

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Underground gardens in Arras!

BOVES d’ARRAS

Each spring in Arras, (62, Pas-de-Calais), the underground city beneath the town (known ….

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Calais attractions

Most of us hit the autoroute as soon as landing (or de-training) in Calais (62 ….

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Sand Sculptures at Le Touquet

1 July – 31 August 2016 Le Touquet (62 Pas de Calais, Hauts de France) ….

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Pop in Arras’ Main Square Festival

Every summer the northern French city of Arras (62 Pas-de-Calais, Hauts de France) holds a ….

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Charity Cycle Ride from London to Paris

Medcins du Monde UK (World Doctors) runs an annual London to Paris Bike ride to ….

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Licques Turkey Parade

Licques Turkey Parade and Christmas Market (Nord Pas-de-Calais) Fete de la Dinde is held on ….

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Christmas Markets at Calais

Both Boulogne-sur-Mer and Calais hold annual Christmas Markets and are easily accessible for a day-trip ….

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Christmas in Bethune

The northern French town Béthune (62 Pas de Calais, Hauts de France) takes on a ….

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Getting around northern France – French style!

Another French icon, the Solex motorised bicycle used to be a common sight throughout France ….

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Shop local in Calais

The Telegraph(28 Mar 08) has been running a series on eating locally in the UK, ….

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