Channel Tunnel Travel Tips


Northern France Top Tips!

The Only Way Up is Northern France!

Northern France is often overlooked as a holiday destination for young couples and families, particularly when trying to compete against the charm of the South of France, and of course Paris. So we want to challenge these conceptions and show you just how phenomenal Northern France can really be!


Top things to see in Northern France

Escape to the historical and cultural city of Lille

Lille, the capital of Nord-Pas de Calais, is steeped in spectacular and beautiful history. With its charming buildings and renowned art museums, this city has truly reinvented itself. You’ll soon be engrossed by Lille’s stunning historical and cultural heritage sites.

Just to name a few:

  • Place du Général-de-Gaulle
  • La Vieille Bourse
  • Voix du La Nord
  • Opéra de Lille
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de la Treille


Foodie find in Boulogne-Sur-Mer

 Tony Lestienne’s Michelin starred restaurant will take you on a voyage tasting all of the exquisite flavours that the ocean has to offer. La Matelote is a cozy seafood restaurant that is sure to tickle your taste buds. Boasting a spectacular array of wonderful dishes in an intimate setting, its sure to be worth the journey!


Get lost in the chalky cliffs of Opal Coast

 Just across the channel you can experience a beautiful coastline of golden beaches, that offer a collection of wonderful ancient buildings, relics and quaint seafood villages and restaurants. This stunning coastal destination boasts an impressive selection of fun activities that will keep everyone entertained.


Le Louvre, Lens

With its futuristic mirror exterior and its stunning collection of permanent and temporary displays of art work, this is not one to be missed! The gallery has put the city of Lens on the map, and made it a popular Northern France must-see destination.


Nord-Pas de Calais, has quietly transformed into a charming and refreshing destination that makes for fun and easy day trips for all to enjoy. From coastal destinations to beautiful cities steeped in history, there is something for everyone to explore and enjoy.


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