Page links; Related site pagesBook travel, hotelsUseful outside linksAbout us, Contact

On this page;

Information on the town and port of Boulogne in France – Day-tripper.net, the web magazine for visitors to France.

shopping in boulogne

Boulogne sur Mer Tourism

Pas de Calais – 62

Latitude: 50.700712, Longitude: 1.526

Some useful information on restaurants, hotels, supermarkets and shops in Boulogne, which we have collated from various sources for ferry travellers to Boulogne.

LD Lines ferries no longer sail to Boulogne.

Map of Boulogne; webmap

Related site pages

Channel ports in France & Spain (summary) – BoulogneBrugesCaenCalaisCherbourgDieppeDunkerqueDoverLe HavreLilleOstendRoscoffSantanderSt. Malo

Airport and Railway station

Airlines to France

Le Touquet Airport. Tel: 0033 321 05 03 99. www.aeroport-letouquet.com

Opale Aviation. Tel: 01959 540 700. From Biggin Hill in Kent to le Touquet.

lydd air to FranceLydd Air. Tel: 01707 320 000. From Lydd Airport in Kent to le Touquet daily. Taxi from Le Touquet airport about £6.00. www.lyddair.com

Gare SNCF, Bd. Voltaire. Tel: 0033 321 80 44 44. Information/Sales; 0033 836 35 35 35. Hours – information; 0033 836 67 68 69.

Car Hire in Boulogne / Garages

Car hire in France

Land Rover – Z.I. de la Liane. Tel: 0033 321 92 00 22.

Peugot – Garage St Christophe, 128 Bd. de la Liane. Tel: 0033 321 10 61 06.

Golf Courses

Golf de Wimereux, 6km north of Boulogne. 18 holes. Tel: 0033 321 32 43 20.

Hardelot, Golf des Pins (Public), 8km south of Boulogne. Tel: 0033 321 83 73 10.

Boulogne Tourist Office

More; NordPas-de-CalaisFrance

24, quai Gambetta – BP 187, 62203. Boulogne-sur-Mer. Tel: 0033 321 10 88 10. www.tourisme-boulognesurmer.com

Nord / Pas de Calais Tourism. www.northernfrance-tourism.com / www.cdt-nord.fr

northern France tourism – Nord-Pas de Calais Regional Tourist Board. www.tourisme-nordpasdecalais.fr

Regional; Comité Région al du Tourisme, Nord – Pas de Calais, 6 Place Mendès France, 59028. Lille Cedex. Tel: 0033 320 14 57 57.

Museums and Places to visit

The fortifications surrounding the Old Town were started in the 13th Century by Count Philippe Hurepel, and stands on the site of the old Roman castrum.

You can visit the Belfry (12th C) for free, Monday to midday Saturday. Access is via the City Hall.

The Basilica was built during the 19th Century on the ruins of the former cathedral. Parts date from Roman times. There is access to the crypt every afternoon except Monday.

The Annunciates was built on the site of a mediaeval almshouse. It now houses the City library. Access is free to the gardens and cloisters (Tuesday to Saturday).

Castle Museum, rue de Bernet – has the largest collection of Eskimo masks in Europe, second largest collection of antique Greek and Etruscan vases in France. Tel: 0033 321 10 02 20. Open: every day except Tuesday, 10.00am – 12.30pm. 2.00 – 5.30pm. Sunday 10.00am – 12.30pm. 2.30 – 5.30pm.

The Natural History Museum, 115, Boulogne Eurvin, 62200 (opposite Gayole gate). Tel: 0033 321 80 09 80. Open: Monday – Friday

La Maison de la Beurière (the life of fishermen) – 16, rue du Mâchicoulis. Tel: 0033 321 30 14 52. Open: every day except Monday, 10.00am – 1.00pm, 3.00 – 6.00pm. www.tourisme-boulognesurmer.com

Imperial City – Napoleon Bonaparte based his army here whilst preparing for his invasion of England from 1803 – 05. The highest column in France (54 m) is dedicated to him. Visit the Column of the Grande Armée in Wimille. Erected in honour of Napoleon I, this column was built near the camp where Napoléon had gathered his troops while planning to conquer England. There is also an historic garden here, despite the difficult conditions next to the coast. A major historical re-enactment takes place every summer.

naussicaa aquarium – Nausicca, Bd. Sainte-Beuve, Boulogne-sur-Mer. Tel: 0033 321 30 99 99. www.nausicaa.fr

Open every day. September to June 9.30am to 6.30pm. July and August 9.30am to 7.30pm (except 9th to 27th January, 25th December).

Entry; Adults – 17.95 euro, Children – 11.70 euro. Turn up 2 hours before closing and you can use your ticket the next day as well. If you are likely to be coming back within the coming year, there is a very good value season ticket at just 41 euro per adult and 27 euro per child. If there are at least four people in your party there are further discounts. Avoid the queues by buying your ticket online (valid for 30 days).

Nightclubs / Casinos

Casino de Boulogne-sur-Mer, 37 rue Felix Adam. 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer. www.casinocity.com

Casino – rue Felix Adam, Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 -.

PUB – The Woolpack Inn, 14, Place De La Résistance, 62200 Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 31 62 20.

Boulogne property

BATAILLE IMMOBILIER, 117 rue Carnot – BP51. 62930. Wimereux. Tel: 0033 321 32 43 62.

BATINOR, 2 – 4 Aveneue Delattre de Tassigny. 62200. Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 80 86 86. www.batinor.com

CAPUCINS (agence des), 34 rue de la Lampe. 62200. Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 10 53 63. pagesperso-orange.fr/agcapucins

ERA IMMOBILIER, 27 Rue Nationale. 62200. Boulogne sur Mer. tel: 03.21.10.88.20. www.erafrance.com

GUY HOQUET, 104, rue Thiers. 62200. Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 10 84 84. www.guy-hoquet.com

IMMO 2000, 99 rue Tiers. 62200. Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 87 32 32.

LAFORET (immobilier), 31 rue Porte Neuve. 62327. Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 31 21 06. www.laforet.com

TUC IMMO, 52 rue Nationale. 62200. Boulogne sur Mer. Tel: 0033 321 87 46 46.

Boulogne Public Transport

Bus TCRB, rue de la Lampe. Tel: 0033 321 91 06 03. www.marineo.fr

BCD (Department Bus Company), (Boulogne – Calais – Dunkerque), 6 route du Portel. 62230. Outreau. Tel: 0033 321 31 42 98.

Taxis. Tel: 0033 321 31 37 32 (place Dalton). Tel: 0033 321 80 65 87 (Bd. Diderot)

Boulogne Restaurants

In town

Amarine, C. Commercial Auchan. Tel: 0033 321 92 97 97.

Bar de l'Amitié, 37, passage d'Henriville. Tel: 0033 321 31 76 30.

Les angelots, 10, rue Coquelin. Tel: 0033 321 31 45 64.

Restaurant La Belle Barbue, 22, rue de Lille, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 10 47 46.

Au Bon Accueil, 55, rue de Lille. Tel: 0033 321 80 37 41.

Bon Bagays, 155, Rue Nationale. Tel: 0033 321 32 73 86.

Cambridge Hotel ** Bar, Brasserie, Restaurant. Place Frédérick Sauvage, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 30 10 97.

La Chamade, 18, rue de Lille. Tel: 0033 321 31 92 65.

Le Châtillon, Bassin Napoléon. Tel: 0033 321 31 43 95 (Open: Monday to Friday 4.30am to 5.00pm).

Chez Alfred, 24 Place Dalton. Tel: 0033 321 31 53 16.

Chez Jules, 8 – 10 Place Dalton. Tel: 0033 321 31 54 12.

Chuck Wagon, 12, rue Faidherbe. Tel: 0033 321 31 39 06.

Le Doyenne, 11 rue Doyenne. Tel: 0033 321 30 13 08.

Estaminet du Chateau, 2 rue du Chateau. Tel: 0033 321 91 49 66.

Flunch, Centre Commercial Auchan. Saint Martin Boulogne. Tel: 0033 321 3186 80.

La Grillade, 2, rue de Folkestone. 62200. Tel: 0033 321 30 26 45.

Bar Hamiot, 3, rue Faidherbe. Tel: 0033 321 31 44 20.

Restaurant de la Haute Ville, 60, rue de Lille, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 80 54 10.

L'Huitriere, 11 Place Lorraine. Tel: 0033 321 31 35 27.

IBIS Hotel Centre, Bd. Diderot, 62200. Boulogne-sur-Mer. Tel: 0033 321 30 12 40. www.accorhotels.comIBIS hotel boulogne

Pub JFK, 20, rue Doyen. Tel: 0033 321 83 97 05.

La Matelote (One Michelin Star), 80, Bd. Sainte Beuve, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 30 17 97. www.la-matelote.com

Brasserie de la Mer, 31, Grande Rue, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 09 77 87.

Restaurant de Nausicaa, Bd. Saint Beuve, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 33 24 24.

L'Outback, 10 rue de Monsigny. Tel: 0033 321 30 25 82.

Restaurant Aux Pecheurs d'Etaples, 31, Grand Rue. Tel: 0033 321 30 29 29. Run by a fishermen's co-operative. June 2012 Closed.

La Pierre Chaude, 19, rue de Lille. Tel: 0033 321 80 30 32.

Restaurant de la Plage, 124, Bd. Ste-Beuve, 62200. Tel: 0033 321 99 90 90.

La Poivrière, 15, rue de Lille. Tel: 0033 321 80 18 18.

Bar-Restaurant La Rive Gauche, 9, Allée de l'Alma, 62200. Tel: 003 321 32 40 70.

Sucré Salé, rue Monsigny. Tel: 0033 321 33 81 82.

Cafe Jenlan 9, Place Frédéric Sauvage. Tel: 0033 321 30 10 97.

Couleur Cafe, 36 rue de la lampe. Tel: 0033 321 99 94 25

Crêperie La Terrace, 44, rue Carnot, Wimereux. Tel: 0033 321 32 51 87.

Le Welsh Pub, 26-28 Place DaltonTel: 0033 321 31 51 31.

Wimereux

Hotel Restaurant Chez Maitre Hans, 12, rue Carnot. 62930. Tel: 0033 321 32 41 04.

Restaurant l'Epicure, 1, rue de la Gare, 62930. Tel: 0033 321 83 21 83.

Restaurant La Liegoise (Hotel Atlantic), Digue de Mer. 62930. Tel: 0033 321 32 41 01. www.atlantic-delpierre.com

Restaurant Le Menosh (Fish), 46, Av. Francois Mitterand. 62930. Tel: 0033 321 33 23 95.

Tides and Boulogne Port Information

Link to French site giving information on tides in Boulogne. www.shom.fr

plaisance sailing – Sailing Information. www.plaisance-opale.com

port plaisance – National "Plaisance" port website. www.ffports-plaisance.com

Useful Outside links

– Check out the latest catalogue / leaflet offers (PDF). www.bonial.fr

port of boulogne – Port of Boulogne. www.portboulogne.com

dover port – Port of Dover. www.doverport.co.uk

weather for France – BBC Weather in Boulogne. www.bbc.co.uk

Boulogne shopping. A website by a group of Boulogne shops. www.boulogneshopping.com

Webcam – View of the Old Town. Perso.orange.fr

Webcam – Wimereux. www.wimereux.biz

Boulogne sur Mer Council and Town Hall. www.ville-boulogne-sur-mer.fr

Boulogne Tourist Office. www.tourisme-boulognesurmer.com

Boulogne Chambres de Commerces. www.cotedopale.cci.fr

Chambres de Commerce et d'Industrie de France. www.cci.fr

shopping in boulogne – Communauté d'agglomération du Boulonnais. www.agglo-boulonnais.fr

Nord Mag, some useful information here. www.nordmag.com

Hardelot Beach. www.hardelotbeach.com

Hardelot Plage. www.hardelotplage.com

Hardelot Chateau, cultural centre. www.chateau-hardelot.fr

Le Touquet

radio 6 calais – Radio6, a local radio station. www.radio6.fr

petite fute guide – Petite Futé. Excellent link (French). www.petitfute.com

Show booking widget only