Musée Mémoire 1939–1945
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...
Beffroi de Calais
An imposing landmark visible from anywhere in town, Calais' town hall belfry was recognised as a Unesco World Heritage site in 2005 and...
Tour de Guet
The 13th-century Tour de Guet, square at the base but octagonal on top, is a rare remnant of pre-20th-century Calais - the rest of the...
Specialising in French and regional dishes, some grilled over an open wood fire, this 1930s Paris-style bistro offers excellent value...
Musée Mémoire 1939–1945 information
Lonely Planet review
Housed in a concrete bunker built as a German naval headquarters, this WWII museum displays thousands of period artefacts, including weapons, uniforms and proclamations. Situated incongruously in flowery Parc St-Pierre , next to a boules ground and a children's playground.