Famous as being France’s biggest fishing port, Boulogne’s history dates back to Roman times. The old town grew up within the old Roman city walls and has a fantastic atmosphere. Boulogne is about 30 minutes up the A16 from any of our properties in Le Touquet. A visit to the cathedral is a must.
Things to Do in Boulogne.
Eat Fish: The Rue de Lille from the Cathedral boasts a great selection of excellent restaurants.
Watch the fish being unloaded and sold on the quayside market.
Admire the Cathedral.
Go to the Nausicaa sea life centre by the harbour.
Go to the Boulonnais nature park in the hills around Boulogne.
Take the coast road to Wimereaux watch the ferry boats come in, gather mussels from the rocks. Visit the British war grave cemetary nearby.