Boulogne sur Mer: short-breaks

News in Boulogne and Le Boulonnais region

Boulogne sur Mer: short-breakMake the most of a short-break in Boulogne sur Mer, town of Art and History. For a leisurely afternoon, visit the fortified town and stroll around its narrow cobbled streets. For a more cultural break, visit the Castle Museum, the XIIIth Century Belfry, Notre-Dame Basilica or the XIIth Century ramparts.For children and adults alike, Nausica�, The National Sea Centre invites you to a faboulus trip at the deep of the Oceans.And of course Boulogne sur Mer is also the 1st fishing port in France, with fish gastronomy appreciated by most of the Gourmets.

Price for a short-break:one night: from 67€/per person for 2 person sharingFamily package: from 53 € per person, based on 2 adults and 2 children (under 12 )This package includes :one night in a 2 stars hotelslunch based on fishvisit of the Castle-museumVisit of Nausica�(prices available till 30-09-09).

Le Portel-Plage: a new discount card called: carte d'h�te.Very easy to use, you just need to collect it from the hotel you stay in or at Le Portel Tourism board. This will untitle you to reduce prices or free gift in some of the shops and restaurants of the resort – conditions applie.

June and July programme:

14-06-2009The Parc de la Falaise, located in Le Portel-Plage south of Boulogne sur Mer, on the coast.This place has the strong particularity to offer on 27 hectares, children playgrounds, marshes, seaviews, fitness trails...On the 14th of June, a big party will take place there, all day long.To discover:magicians, acrobats, street theatres, poney rides, musics, bands...Public concerned: families, childrenBonus: if weather is clear, come and admire the English Cliffs of Folkestone and Hythe, from the coastal promenade.

11-07-09 to 14-07-09The Cote d'Opale celebrates the sea in Boulogne sur Mer. Every two years, Boulogne sur Mer celebrates the sea. A unique and original festival takes place on the promenade of the port of Boulogne sur Mer. In order to celebrate local maritime heritage, a “village” awaits you!Not to be missed:Tradional boats meetingSailors singings and marine songsMaritime tents villageSeafood products tastingOuting to sea on traditional sailing boatsLively evenings with shows, concerts and dances.

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11-05-09 to 15-09-09Hardelot:� Exhibition: Hardelot, a british setting-up� (Hardelot, cr�ation anglaise)This exhibition located in the Hardelot tourist office represents the main events that helped to develop Hardelot resort. Free admission

Every Sunday morning during the summer:Hardelot � Dimanche Gourmand �, a local produce markets at the heart of the resortNot to be missed:The new ferry line from Dover to Boulogne, a very easy way to cross. More information: www.ldlines.com

To get more information or free english documentation:www.tourisme-boulonnais.com