Beffroi de Calais
Burghers of Calais
In front of Calais' Flemish Renaissance-style town hall (1911–25) is Rodin's famous statue Les Bourgeois de Calais (The Burghers of...
Musée Mémoire 1939–1945
Housed in a concrete bunker built as a German naval headquarters, this WWII museum displays thousands of period artefacts, including...
Musée de la Dentelle et de la Mode
This museum is dedicated to Calais' glorious lace-making legacy. It's in a 19th-century lace factory whose façade has been transformed...
This local treasure at the heart of town rustles up French and regional dishes in a lovely 1930s Paris-style bistro setting. Does the...
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Beffroi de Calais information
An imposing landmark visible from anywhere in town, Calais' 78m-high belfry was recognised as a Unesco World Heritage Site in 2005 and opened to the public in 2011. An elevator whisks you to the top, where you can admire 360-degree views of the town and surrounding landscape.