Northern France

Exclusive guide to the best holiday destinations in northern France, independent reviews from award-winning travel writers

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Trip Review: Calais’ Multi-Million Pound Makeover

Lucy Daltroff pops on a DFDS ferry across the Channel and discovers Calais is enjoying a fresh new look

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Nausicaá, France’s National Sea Centre, Boulogne

Rupert Parker gets up close with the fish in Boulogne at Nausicaá one of Europe’s largest aquariums.

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Walking across the Somme. France

Rupert Parker is feeling very biblical as he takes a guided tour across the treacherous Somme estuary at low tide.

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Hiking the Opal Coast from Calais to Boulogne, France

Rupert Parker hikes 50km between these two iconic ferry ports, with the white cliffs of Dover his constant companion on the other side of the channel.

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A family campervan roundtrip from England to Croatia

TripReporter’s regular testing family, Carole and Jason and their young boys Evan and Andy went on an exciting road trip with their VW campervan through ten countries, 2,920 miles and nine campsites.

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Insider Guide to the Pink Granite Coast of Brittany

Journey past Dinard and the enchanting half-timbered houses and ramparts of Dinan, and an astonishing natural wonder awaits; to be discovered in this guide to the Pink Granite Coast of Brittany.

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