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Côte d’Opale - Nord-Pas-de-Calais

The Côte d’Opale is conveniently located just 2 hours from Paris, London and Brussels. The 'Opal Coast' occupies the coastline between Calais and Berk-sur-Mer and has many attractive qualities including sandy beaches, cliffs and sand dunes. Aside from the industrial parks, there is plenty left of the natural landscape to offer a visitor to the area. Small fishing ports mingle with the larger seaside resorts making the area a perfect destination for a short break or a stop-over before travelling further inland.

There are a number of pretty little towns and larger seaside resorts along the 'Opal Coast'.
Wimereux is a small seaside town and is situated halfway between Calais and Boulogne. The river wimereux flows through the town to the sea and a nice sandy beach can be found between the sea breakwaters.
Touquet Paris-Plage is a popular destination, particularly with Parisian's and has earned the reputation of the most elegant holiday resort of northern France. In addition to the beautiful beaches and sand dunes, there is plenty of entertainment in the form of a casino and a horse racing course.

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