In Boulogne-sur-Mer you will find the largest and most beautiful sea-aquarium in Europe: Nausicaa.
Look on the website for more information: www.nausicaa.fr
Battle of Azincourt. Museum. This very modern museum shows in an interactive and interesting way how in 1415, during the 100-Years war, the French, with superior numbers (about 40.000 to 60.000 men) were beaten by the English, who had only 6000 archers and 2000 knights.
Look on the website for more information: www.azincourt-medieval.com
The Castle-gardens of Maizicourt. Opened from may 1 until october 30; Monday to Friday from 2 pm – 6 pm. In june and september the gardens are open seven days a week. These are private gardens, designed by a fashion designer. They are very special and a source of inspiration for everybody who has a garden.
Telnr: 03.22.32.69.64 (entrance fee is € 10,- )
The Abbey Garden/The Rose Gardens at the Abbey de Valloires
Look on the website for more information: www.jardins-de-valloires.com
A beautiful park in Séricourt. Opened from tuesday until saturday from 9 am to 6 pm, and on sunday and monday from 3 pm until 6 pm. Telnr: 03.21.03.64.42
St.Omer: an elevator for boats dating from 1887. Opened everyday from june 15 until september 15 and on Saturday, Sunday and bank holidays from april 1 until june 15 and from september 15 until october 31.
3 miles from St.Omer lies the huge underground V1 storage-site La Coupole dating from the Second World War. There is also a very interesting museum. Look on the website for more information: www.lacoupole.com
In Eperleques stands a huge launching pad for V2 rockets: called Le Blockhaus. This is where the first V2-bombs were assembled and supplied with fuel, after which they were launched in the direction of London. A place of evil wich you can still feel when you visit the intact blockhouse complex with it’s five meter thick roof of concrete. Look on the website for more information: www.leblockhaus.com
Playing golf: There are numerous possibilities. Only half an hour drive: Hardelot or Le Touquet.
Look on the website for more information: www.opengolfclub.com
Beautiful walks: an endless choice of possibilities, there are walks lasting 1,5 hour, 3 hours or 5 hours, all in the surrounding area. Please check walks
Canoeing with rapids:
Starting point Beavrainville. Tel : (00.33)(0)3.21.86.01.62 or (0)18.104.22.168.15
Starting point Bouin-Plumoison. Tel : (00.33)(0)22.214.171.124.80 (cityhall) of: (0)3.20.09.13.02
Starting point Montreuil-sur-mer (real white water rafting). Tel : (00.33)(0)3.21.06.20.16
Street Rummage Sales/Brocantes: Within a range of 50 km there are at least 10 rummage sales every saturday and sunday from april until september. If you are willing to drive a little bit further you will find more then 60 rummage sales! A lot of English antique’s dealers buy their antique here.