Le Touquet Motorbike Enduro 2013

The annual crowd pulling motorbike Enduro takes place across Le Touquet’s sandy dunes the first weekend in February the 2nd & 3rd 2013. Enjoy the thrill of some 1200 bikes and quad bikes hurtling along the dunes. We have plenty of rental accommodation still available for any race competitors or spectators who need somewhere to stay in Le Touquet […]

Le Touquet British Week 8th – 16th October 2011

Le Touquet British Week 8th – 16th October 2011 As the Centennial Anniversary of Le Touquet-Paris-Plage in 2012 is almost upon us an event not to be missed is the “The British Week”  This years festival has a strong James Bond slant. As you may know, Le Touquet-Paris-Plage is the city where James Bond was […]

Enduro Le Touquet 2012

The dates for the 2012 Enduro (Enduropale) Le Touquet are the  4th  and 5th February 2012. About half a million visitors annually attend this crazy motorbike endurance race along with some 1200 participants, of whom around 1000 are on 2 wheels the rest on 200 quads. With so many visitors to this motorbike event Le Touquet […]

How do they make Sand Sculptures on the beach?

Do they mix the sand with cement???  I´ve heard that they use glue, is that true?

Festival of the Giants – Douai

Every year during July the people of Douai take to the streets wielding giant effigies of folk characters forming the annual Gayant festival. The Five main giants are carried around the streets with  music to the delight of the crowds. The tallest, Monsieur Gayant, is 8.5 m high and weighs 370 kg. Madame Gayant is […]

Boulogne sur Mer Maritime Heritage Meeting

The Côte d’Opale Maritime Heritage Meeting. 11-07-09 to 14-07-09 A celebration of the Sea in Boulogne sur Mer. Every two years  a unique and original festival takes place on the promenade in the port of Boulogne sur Mer. The festival features some great events including:- •    A Gathering of traditional boats •    Concerts and sea […]

The 2nd Festival Tout Petits

The  Festival for children in Le Touquet  runs throughout the summer from the  11th July until the 12th August 2009. Each performance, workshop and sport initiatives is free. Childens Event Details. Saturday July 11: “Tightrope walker, Funambule” by Co. The Trestles of Butte, Garden of Ypres from 17h to 19h Saturday July 11: Sunday July […]