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Family trip to Calais with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Calais is a quiet and calm French town which many travelers with children give preference. There are no large and noisy amusement parks, huge shopping and entertainment centers and nature reserves here, but there are many prospects for active recreation and cultural entertainment. In summer, Calais Beach is a favorite holiday destination for guests of the city. Despite the fact that one cannot swim in it, there are always a lot of tourists on the coast. The beach is noteworthy because, it is not far from the port area, so one can watch as ships cruise. The water on the coast is quite cold even in the height of summer. However, the beach is ideal for sunbathing and active outdoor games.
First of all, tourists should visit the heart of Calais – Place d'Armes. On this square, visitors can attend charming shops and admire gorgeous historic buildings. Twice a week, … Open
Another great place to relax in the fresh air will be Parc St Pierre. It is located in the heart of the city and in summer has a beautiful landscaping. In the warmer months, one can walk or ride a bicycle along the park. Children will certainly enjoy a large number of equipped paths and spacious green lawns where they can play. The park has many well-equipped areas with benches, beautiful fountains and interesting monuments. Despite the fact that the park is located in the heart of the city, it always has a very calm and relaxed atmosphere.
Attracting children to explore historical sites is usually not easy. In Calais, vacationers with children should take a stroll in the Parc Richelieu. This is a real park of military glory with many memorials and iconic monuments, the study of which, visitors can combine with walks in picturesque places. Having studied unique monuments, one can go to the lake to feed ducks or arrange a family picnic on one of the specially equipped playgrounds. Copyright
1. French is the official language in the country, but don’t be sad if you don’t know it. Intermediate English is more than enough for a comfortable holiday in Calais. As a rule, … Open
Not all travelers know that the beautiful water park ICEO, operates in Calais. It is located on the outskirts of the city and offers its clients a full range of services for an interesting holiday. In the water park, there are wonderful pools and favorite slides, as well as a lazy river and a cozy cafe where one can restore his strength after the entertainment. In the warm season, part of the pools and water attractions are equipped outdoors, and in winter only the indoor building of the water park works.
Calais Theatre There are several beautiful entertainment centers in Kala. The Royal Kids Parc De Jeux is aimed at young children. This center has a huge number of playgrounds for children of all ages. They can play in special houses, work out on gymnastics shells, “swim” in a dry pool, and then go to a cafe to taste famous sweets. There is also an excellent rest area for parents in the center, where they can read a book and drink coffee.
Shopping in Calais will bring many unforgettable moments. Premium wine stores have already become one of the main peculiarities of this city. For instance, Calais Wine Superstore offers a … Open
A wonderful place for family holidays will be the Firefighters Museum of Calgary, whose exposition is dedicated to various modes of transport. Here on a vast open area, there are many unique exhibits, among which one can find old carriages, old fire trucks, and the most luxurious retro cars. Visitors are allowed to sit and make spectacular memorable photos in many cars. Children will certainly be carried away by an excursion to this amazing open-air museum. Kale is perfect for travelers who like a relaxed and relaxed family holiday.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Calais and surroundings

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Amusement parks near Calais
♥   Amusement park 'Dennlys Parc' Dennebroeucq, 47.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Plopsaland De Panne' Adinkerke-De Panne, 55.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Dreamland Margate' , 58.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bagatelle' Merlimont, 60 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Bellewaerde' Ypres, 79.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Water attractions around Calais
♥   Water park 'Plopsaqua De Panne' , 55.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' Oostduinkerke, 64.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Aquafun SunParks' De Haan, 93.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Calais and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Nausicaä Centre National de la Mer' , 29.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Hastings Underwater World' Hastings, 87.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sealife Adventure' , 100.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Zoos and gardens in/near Calais
♥   Zoo 'Wingham Wildlife Park' Kent, 56 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Howletts Wild Animal Park' Kent, 59.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Port Lympne Wild Animal Park' Kent, 60 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Wildwood Discovery Park' Kent, 65.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Bellewaerde' Ieper, 79.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Calais

Euro Tunnel

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Eurotunnel can boldly be called a historic sight. The first construction plan was developed in 1802. The heavy political interactions between the states had suspended the project for nearly 200 years so the construction began in 1988 only. The tunnel has a length of about 51000 metres but a travel time is just 20 or 35 minutes. … Read further
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Interesting places to visit with children around Calais

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Calais - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Calais, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Calais for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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