Boulogne Sur Mer, France

Boulogne at the mouth of the river Liane is France's biggest fishing port. It has been an important town and port since Roman times. It is also an attractive seaside resort, with Nausicaa, the world-class sea-life centre; sandy beaches and good facilities for children

The attractive medieval quarter, the ville haute, is contained within the old Roman town walls and is dominated by a grand, domed cathedral. Amid the newer shopping streets of the ville basse are some of the best food shops in the whole region, along with a large array of fish restaurants.

Things to See & Do

* Nausicaá – Sea life centre
* Boulogne Cathedral
* Château Musée
* Napolean’s Column
* Old Town & city walls

General information

Cruise Season – Feb - Dec
Currency - Euro (€)
Language - French
Land Area – 8.42 sq km’s
Population – 45,500
Electricity – 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT plus one hour
International Country Telephone Code – +33

Port Location – The port of Boulogne is located close to the city centre.

Transport Links – The Eurotunnel terminal in Coquelles is only 15 minutes drive from Boulogne, which offers frequent rail links to the UK. The main train station in town, Boulogne Ville, is connected to the SNCF network and runs trains to Calais, Amiens, Le Touquet, Lille and Paris.

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