Welcome to Calais
As Churchill might have put it, 'never in the field of human tourism have so many travellers passed through a place and so few stopped to visit'. More than 30 million people on their way to and from England travel via Calais each year, but precious few decide to stop – pity the local tourist office as it tries to snag a few of the Britons racing south to warmer climes – but in fact the town is worth at least a brief... Read More
Top experiences in Calais
3-Day Small Group Tour of French and Belgian WWI Battlefields from Lille
Explore the World War I battlefields of France and Belgium on this 3-day, small-group tour from Lille. With ex-army personnel or expert guides, visit historical battlefields such as the Somme, Loos and Pozières, and see sobering sights including the Lochnagar mine crater and the Hooge Crater and Museum. A 2-night stay in Ypres and select meals are included. Numbers limited to 15 people, ensuring a more intimate experience.
4-Day Normandy D-Day Landing Beaches Small-Group Tour from Paris
Explore the D-Day Landing Beaches and other World War II sites on this 4-day, small-group tour from Paris. With a knowledgeable driver-guide, visit the historical Normandy beaches such as Sword Beach, Gold Beach and ‘bloody’ Omaha Beach, and see sobering sights including Ranville War Cemetery, Longues-sur-Mer Battery and Colleville Cemetery. A 3-night stay in Bricquebec, Normandy, is included, as are daily breakfasts and dinners. With a maximum group size of 15, you are sure to have a personable and memorable experience.
Lille City Pass
A practical must-have, the Lille City Pass is the answer to all your visiting needs, whether you're staying one day or longer. Make considerable savings in Lille, the capital of the Nord-Pas de Calais region.