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Calais Beach

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Address: Digue Gaston Berthe, Calais, France
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Lovely sandy beach

If you get the weather, this beach equals any. Generous portion icecreams sold in nearby icecream vans. There are little cafe close by and it is interesting to watch the ferries... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you get the weather, this beach equals any. Generous portion icecreams sold in nearby icecream vans. There are little cafe close by and it is interesting to watch the ferries crossing the channel. It is safe also with lifeguards being on hand. Lovely little beach huts form a background.

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Thank theodoraFrance
Folkestone, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

First time here and I really enjoyed it. Im not too sure what else to say, But I will definitely be returning in the summer.

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Thank Emsxo
Javea, Spain
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 8, 2016

Too many beach huts and too near the ferry terminal. Having said that, it is as interesting to walk along the promenade as it is to walk along any promenade.

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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

I was quite surprised at what a good beach this is, nice sand, lots of eateries, ample parking, & great views towards England! Good to visit on a Sunday, with markets and events making it a hive of activity. Some old style beach huts make it quite scenic.

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Thank allertonlad
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10 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Loved this beach as we weren't expecting it at all. We literally passed it on the way to our overnight hotel in Calais. We had to get out and go for a stroll. The beach was empty which was perfect and it felt mostly untouched with only a few other footprints in the wonderfully yellow sand. Would like to come... More 

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Coventry, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Nice big beach, white sand and great views over to the UK and the passing ferries and some frites stands nearby for snacks. However, the usual dog bans apply, from mid-May until 15th October and whilst it is annoying, you can see why. We were staying close by and thought we'd let the faithful hound have a run before hitting... More 

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Thank Jon0408travel
Istanbul, Turkey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

excellent bach, silent and clean lots of bar and cafeteria. you can take your beer and to go to beach, in warm water

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Thank aydin e
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

I am from Australia and we have some wonderful beaches here but the sand on Calais beach - I think the best I have seen. It is kept wonderfully clean as well. While there you must try the fritteries and ice cream vans - best value in Europe and we have been to a lot of places. Can't wait to... More 

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2016

Love this beach in Calais, beautiful white sand and you can sit and watch the ferries coming in to dock.Also the fritteres there are really good for a quick snack.

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Thank Susan C
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

nice clean beach in Calais- ok it's not Nice but Calais so the water .... well that's the Channel and not the Med ... but nice a very nice setting to soak up the sun :)

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