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The largest aquarium in Europe only 10 minutes by car from the campsite!

The sea is on land in Nausicaa: fish, seals, sharks, penguins…

You will learn many anecdotes about marine life and you will discover some strange animals! The whole family will be amazed by the 1600 species present in the aquarium…A must-see visit during your stay at the Camping l’Escale! Bookings and information on 03 21 30 99 99 or on the website

Nausicaa – Boulevard Sainte Beuve – Boulevard de Boulogne sur mer – or http://www.nausicaa.fr/

The 2 caps

You can’t come to L’Escale on holiday without going through the magnificent Cap Gris Nez and Cap Blanc Nez! Protected natural site, you will be at the heart of nature, and you can enjoy the magnificent hiking or cycling. Reach the view point, and a splendid panorama of the sea and the English coasts will awaits you… The 2 caps are among the most emblematic sites in northern France, attracting more than 2.5 million visitors each year! You will find all the information and hiking trails on the website of the two capes.



Only 5 minutes by car from the campsite, Wimereux beach is one of the most beautiful on the Opal Coast! With its large dike and numerous restaurants, its charming lively city centre, its sailing club offering many activities, it is the favourite place for young people!

The nautical base offers initiations to windsurfing, paddle, catamarans… Kitesurf lovers, this spot is made for you! Not far from the main beach, you will find a huge wilder beach, “La pointe aux oies” as well as the “dunes of the Slack”, the ideal place for walks in the middle of nature! Golf lovers will find their happiness on the magnificent “links” course of Wimereux, facing the sea…

Cité Europe

If the weather is gloomy and you want to go shopping, head for the “Cité Europe”, the second most important shopping centre in the Hauts de France! Only 15 minutes by car from the campsite, you will find a huge choice of shops of all kinds… fashion, beauty, decoration, sports, nature, leisure, there is something for everyone.

You will also find a very large Cinema and a Bowling alley. You can also eat in the numerous restaurants and Fast-food of the “Cité Gourmande”. Be careful, gentlemen… the credit card may get hot!



Other attractive places

Passion aventure
In the middle of the forest, adventure trails for young and old, all levels, only fun !
Forêt domaniale de Guînes – 06 87 61 32 72 or https://www.passiondaventure.com/

A sports complex with a swimming pool and ice rink open all year round for happy children and quiet parents!
Helicéa mont joie activity area – Saint Martin – 03 21 10 08 65 or http://www.helicea-cab.fr/fr

Museum 39-45 of Ambleteuse
The Historical Museum of the Second World War offers you an amazing 800 m2 tour of the last World War, from the Polish countryside to the surrender of Japan.
2 rue Garennes – Ambleteuse – or www.musee3945.com

Old town of Boulogne and its castle-museum
The upper city as it was once called can be discovered on foot and at the bend of each street, you have an appointment with history. Godefroy de Bouillon and Napoleon are among the historical figures of France’s leading fishing port.
Rue Bernet – Boulogne sur mer – 03 21 21 10 02 20 or http://musee.ville-boulogne-sur-mer.fr/

City of Lace
For a long time Calais was the city of lace. Discover the secrets of lace making and fashion through the centuries.
Quai du commerce – Calais – 03 21 46 48 40 or www.cite-dentelle.fr

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