Pas De Calais
Golfing in Pas de Calais
Pas-de-Calais is less than 1 hour from Calais. This region is the most popular golf holiday destination in France, with an abundance of outstanding links and parkland courses. There is a wide variety of accommodation, a great choice of eateries, interesting tourist attractions and 75 miles of fine sandy beaches.
Wimereux - This dynamic little town is the nearest to Calais and offers a host of activities, entertainment, restaurants, shopping and the fantastic links golf course of Wimereux itself.
Dunkerque - Known for its port industries and its legendary carnival (February), it also provides the visitor with a great choice of activities such as golf, museums and boat trips. A seaside resort embelished by cafe terraces along the famous 'Digue de Malo' (Malo sea wall).
Boulogne-sur-Mer - A town of art, history and pedestrian precincts lined with boutiques, cafes and terraces. Meander through the cobbled streets in the upper part of the old town or the lower part with its marina and the most important fishing port of France. Why not join the hustle and bustle of the colourful market which takes place three times weekly.
Hardelot - The newly built motorways and Channel Tunnel have substantially reduced travelling time. A premier golfing destination with 2 fantastic championship golf courses as well as many other attractions such as the 6 mile beach and music festival held every summer.
Le Touquet (Paris by the sea) - A beautiful 1920's style holiday resort lying to the west which has always been a favourite holiday destination for golfers and sport enthusiasts. There are many bars, restaurants, casinos, shops and a cinema - you will not be disappointed. If all that's too much for you, why not find yourself a delightful quiet spot somewhere on the 6 miles of glorious sandy beach.
Montreuil-sur-Mer - A medieval town with cobbled streets lined with beautiful picturesque old houses, churches and some fine eating places. Victor Hugo used Montreuil as the setting of 'Les Miserables'.
Fort Mahon - Home to the superb Belle Dune golf course and the Marquenterre nature reserve which is a very popular area.
East Saint-Omer - This area became part of France in 1678 and is enclosed by robust fortifications constructed by the military engineer, Vauban. Its rich architectural heritage, which includes houses and facades dating from the 18th century, make this area a joy to explore.
Arras and the Artois region - Both the town of Arras and the surrounding countryside of this beautiful region, offer visitors the opportunity to view Gallo-Roman archaeology, treasures of mediaval art, religious paintings, 18th century castles and much more. The huge cobbled square of Arras hosts lively markets every week and there are some wonderful eateries where you can eat 'al fresco' as you watch the world go by.