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.
To help you prepare your visit, choose among the following sub-chapters from this page: Weather and tides, Commercial services, Around the wider area.
You can also find useful links here to other helpful websites.
Dating from the XII century this is Boulogne’s oldest monument. Originally it was the Norman-style keep of the first castle ofthe count of Boulogne. At the beginning of the XIII century, it was converted into a belfry which has a symbolic meaning in that it reflects civic freedoms.
The belfry was listed as a UNESCO world heritage site in 2005. A small museum can be visited inside: access is via the ground floor on weekdays and Saturday mornings.
Special visits can be arranged by prior appointment in july and august. Group visits are by arrangement only: please contact 0321108810 for information.
Phone: +33 (0)3 21 10 88 10
Phone: +33 (0)3 21 87 80 80