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Pas-de-Calais

Sometimes overlooked and maybe one of the least known regions in France, the Pas de Calais has a lot to offer holidaymakers. Stop awhile to discover first-class beaches, tranquil rural countryside, historic towns and villages; and for accommodation see our fine collection of gites in Pas de Calais.

This northern coastal region is the gateway to continental Europe and sits at the point where the English Channel meets the North Sea, with Belgium close at hand to the east and Picardy to the south. It is a shame so many holidaymakers pass through this fascinating region on their way to and from the channel ports, because there is so much to see and do right here; historic towns, classically French villages, pleasant seaside resorts and serene open countryside.

The heritage of the region is fascinating. During its history Pas de Calais has suffered many invasions by among others the Celts, Romans, Franks, Spanish, Austrians and the Dutch whose influence remains today, so much so that the region is often known as the French Low Countries. Many of the towns and villages have Dutch sounding names and there is even a local language called West Flemish which is an historic regional dialect of the Dutch language.

Places worth a visit include Le Touquet, considered to be the region''s smartest seaside resort. The sandy beaches, smart restaurants and hotels attract wealthy Parisians looking for a weekend bolt hole. Other interesting locations include Saint Omer, Arras, Douai and Valenciennes which is famous for its lace industry. The town''s museum of fine arts is well worth a visit. For history lovers the regional capital Lille has lots of references to its Dutch past and has plenty of interesting buildings to see.

Boulogne could easily be overlooked as travellers pass through this busy port, but stop and take a stroll and discover the town''s fishing heritage, sampling the local produce in a bistro off the town''s main square. The quiet old town has cobbled streets and a castle and mote which are surrounded by magnificent ramparts.

If you want to get away from it all visit the Cote d''Opale, or Opal Coast, which has stunning chalk cliffs, elegant resorts, and plenty of sandy beaches. It lays within the Regional Natural Park des Caps et Marais d’Opale.

With so much to see so close at hand and being just a short hop across the Channel, book your holiday from a great selection of cottages in Pas-de-Calais.
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77 cottages are available
  • Embry, near Hucqueliers, Pas-de-Calais
    Embry, near Hucqueliers, Pas-de-Calais×

    Kiwi House

    Embry, near Hucqueliers, Pas-de-Calais

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    Ref: F62136
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Detached Property - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    This detached holiday property, set in the gardens of the owner’s house, is ideal for a quiet family holiday as...

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  • Auxi-le-Château, nr. Hesdin
    Auxi-le-Château, nr. Hesdin×

    Auxi-le-Château, nr. Hesdin

    Auxi-le-Château, nr. Hesdin

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    Ref: W10735
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    Situated in a pleasant cobbled street, close to a Gothic church, this little terraced house has a garden and all that...

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  • Wimereux, nr. Boulogne-sur-Mer
    Wimereux, nr. Boulogne-sur-Mer×

    Wimereux, nr. Boulogne-sur-Mer

    Wimereux, nr. Boulogne-sur-Mer

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    Ref: W13590
    Key Features:
    - Coastal Property - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This first floor apartment in a stone built barn has been renovated to a high standard with clean modern lines....

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  • Ergny, nr. Montreuil
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    Ergny, nr. Montreuil

    Ergny, nr. Montreuil

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    Ref: W12803
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Swimming pool - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    Set in the shared grounds of the owner’s property this detached ground floor cottage has a walk-in wet room,...

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  • Aubin St. Vaast, nr. Hesdin
    Aubin St. Vaast, nr. Hesdin×

    Aubin St. Vaast, nr. Hesdin

    Aubin St. Vaast, nr. Hesdin

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    Ref: W13502
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Ground Floor Facilities

    Ideal for a couple or small family, this detached holiday cottage with private garden, in the grounds of the...

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  • Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, Pas-de-Calais
    Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, Pas-de-Calais×

    Maison Le Touquet

    Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, Pas-de-Calais

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    Ref: FNP130
    Key Features:
    - Luxury Property - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pets go free - Garden / Patio

    Ideally located in a quiet residential area of this famous resort and within easy walking distance to the sandy beach...

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  • Etaples-sur-Mer
    Etaples-sur-Mer×

    Etaples-sur-Mer

    Etaples-sur-Mer

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    Ref: FNP124
    Key Features:
    - Wifi

    This first floor holiday apartment is just off the main square in the town of Etaples-sur-Mer and has views down...

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  • Douriez, nr. Hesdin
    Douriez, nr. Hesdin×

    Douriez, nr. Hesdin

    Douriez, nr. Hesdin

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    Ref: W15031
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    With panoramic views over the valley below, this holiday property forms the lower ground floor of the...

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  • Labroye, nr. Hesdin
    Labroye, nr. Hesdin×

    Labroye, nr. Hesdin

    Labroye, nr. Hesdin

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    Ref: W15213
    Key Features:
    - Garden / Patio - Rural Location

    On the border with the Somme, this charming converted barn is in a quiet cu-de-sac and enjoys a secluded garden....

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  • Ligny-sur-Canche
    Ligny-sur-Canche×

    Ligny-sur-Canche

    Ligny-sur-Canche

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    Ref: W14565
    Key Features:
    - Wifi - Car parking on site - Enclosed Garden / Patio - Garden / Patio

    This renovated semi-detached holiday property shares a garden and terrace with the English owner but has its own...

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  • Dimont, nr. Maubeuge
    Dimont, nr. Maubeuge×

    Dimont, nr. Maubeuge

    Dimont, nr. Maubeuge

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    Ref: W12812
    Key Features:
    - Car parking on site - Garden / Patio

    You won’t be able to resist a day out in Brussels, admiring the lovely squares, eating chocolates and searching...

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  • Montreuil-sur-Mer
    Montreuil-sur-Mer×

    Montreuil-sur-Mer

    Montreuil-sur-Mer

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    Ref: W14257
    Key Features:
    - Pub within 1 mile - Garden / Patio

    This traditional French town house is set in the heart of the historic walled medieval city of Montreuil-sur-Mer,...

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