Boulogne sur Mer is a city which has been awarded the title “City of Art and History” and offers numerous fascinating places to visit. Its tumultuous history is reflected in the many places to visit in the area.
To help you organise your outing with friends or your family, we can suggest a complete list of activities to be enjoyed here. Among these you can find something which will appeal to all age groups and fans of sport, culture or history.
Great places to eat out or to enjoy a drink, an exciting programme of shows and concerts, nightlife suggestions: you will find all the information you need to plan an enjoyable stay.
Discover what Boulogne sur Mer has to offer for eating out, in its extensive range of Restaurants and Brasseries. Enjoy tasty local specialities and look out for typical local markets.
Where to stay ?
Make your choice from the wide range of Hotels, Guest Houses, Self-catering apartments, Camp sites and Youth Hostels. You can be assured of finding the right answer, thanks to the quality certification labels provided by the various tourism organisations.
In this section you will find all the information you need to plan your itinerary. Whether you are travelling by car, bus, boat, bus, taxi or by bicycle, all modes of transport are taken into consideration. Full details of providers can be found including telephone numbers, timetables and much more.
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Discover the exhibition "Regards americans on the Opal Coast (1880-1914)", Pictorial walk along the banks of the Liane. This pictorial walk is part of the commemorative season Boulogne in the American time, labeled by the Mission of the Centenary of the Great War. This nod to Henry Tanner, Eugene Vail and others testifies to dynamic Franco-American artistic relations on the eve of the First World War on the Opal Coast. Through the reproduction of some twenty selected works, this wandering image will propose an array of scenes landscapes, portraits, marine .... Evocations of the journey of young painters from across the Atlantic to form their eyes in a French artistic tradition marked by the development of outdoor painting, these works also reflect a meeting with landscapes, light and inhabitants Of the Channel shores.At the same time, a mediation program (summer visits and conferences) will allow to discover or rediscover in the museum's permanent collections the role of influential figures such as the French painter Francis Tattegrain and to evoke the context of exchanges and An emulation at work on the shores of the English Channel at the end of the 19th century within a cosmopolitan artistic community. All public and free.