Mini Cruise Ferry to Calais, France
What to do in Calais, France
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The best thing about Calais has to be its location. It takes just 90 minutes to cross the channel which means you can day trip to France. Of course once you get there you will never want to leave but for those who like to do things quickly or upon impulse a day trip to Calais is a fantastic choice.
Calais is a perfect destination to use as the beginning of another journey of exploration, especially if you have taken your car or are hiring one. Explore France and the rest of Europe at ease thanks to a fantastic motorway network.
Closer to home, Calais offers easy access to Brussels in Belgium, Lille in France, and a little further away is Paris, the city of love. To the east of Paris you will also find the Disneyland Paris theme park.
Calais is famous for its grocery and alcohol bargains. Coined as a 'booze cruise', Calais is a great place to stock up on discounted alcohol as well as grocery bargains too. Great if you take your car with you. With several large hypermarkets and DIY stores near to the port, you will find many items at significantly cheaper prices than in the UK.
Other people use the Calais service to access second homes near to the port or to renovate property nearby.
Book Your Mini Cruise To Calais, France
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Calais, France Map
Top Tips For Visiting Calais, France
- You may struggle to visit everything you want to in such a short space of time on a mini-cruise to Calais, France. Consider booking a hotel room when you book your mini-cruise and change a quick getaway into a longer holiday to Calais.
- Consider taking your car or hiring a car to explore Calais at your own pace rather than relying on public transport or taxi drivers
Calais, France Destination Guide Videos
Calais Guided Visit
This holidaymaker has filmed a short tour of Calais in France so that you can see what to expect when you arrive. Watch as he walks down the street, looks at shops and samples some delicious French food.