Along with being a popular choice for those in search of value for money wine, Calais is a welcoming city that has lots to offer tourists and day-tripper visitors.
Calais is a coastal town found in the Pas-de-Calais area of France, and is a hidden gem which should not be missed. It has a a number of delicious seafood restaurants in cosy fishing villages along the coast, and offers miles of stunning, sandy beaches.
It’s a historic city that has a number of stunning landmarks, just a stone's throw from Calais Port - perfect for exploring during your visit.
If you have a little more time on your hands and fancy exploring further afield, we highly recommend a trip to Boulogne Sur Mer.
Some of our favourite Calais Landmarks include…
- Calais’ oldest monument, The Watch Tower which was built in the 13th century which was used as a lookout and has survived two earthquakes and two world wars!
- The Town Hall which was listed as a World heritage site in 2005. It’s found in the centre of Calais and is famous for representing the merging of St-Pierre and Calais in 1885
- Notre Dame Church which was built during the English occupation of France, dating back to the 13th Century. It remains the only English Gothic-style church in France.
For further information on the stunning landmarks in Calais, continue reading.
On Thursdays and Saturdays, there are markets which offer local goods to visitors including a product which they are renowned for- Lace. They create a wide range of Lace goods including place mats, table cloths, napkins, lingerie, lace pashminas and much more.
There’s also a wide range of shops including a large shopping centre, Cité Europe, which has over 147 shops including familiar names H&M, Zara and Disney Store.
There are also 20 restaurants and bars found here, and the centre is situated close to the Eurotunnel Le Shuttle. You can also visit Usine Côte d'Opale where you can find even more famous brands at reduced prices.
Come to Calais for the perfect day trip
Calais truly is a destination not to be missed and is perfect for day-trippers coming to France to explore.
It’s the perfect short-break for those seeking great discounts on goods - including up to a massive 80% off wine, discounted tobacco along with huge savings on petrol and bulk chocolate! And of course you can choose to have lunch or dinner at any one of the many fabulous restaurants in the area.
So no matter if you are visiting Calais for the day, or the weekend, there will definitely be something to keep you entertained during your trip here!
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Great store with lots of good quality wine. Regularly visit here when we buy wine in France. The people are really friendly .... were really impressed.
Fantastic wines at great prices, lovely welcoming staff , great wine tastings . Highly recommend and will definitely use this company again , exceptional value.
would not go any where else, Calais Wine Superstore always very helpful and friendly and have an amazing selection of wines.
excellent service ,shame hardy rose was not avalible
Posted 3 weeks ago
Great value and service every time we visit
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