The Port of Boulogne-sur-Mer is ideally situated being in the immediate vicinity of the busiest navigation channel in the world and at the junction between the Channel and the North Sea.
It is a short Channel crossing between Boulogne-sur-Mer and Dover thus making the Port of Boulogne one of the principal `gateways’ into France from the UK.
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Taxis and local transport are available at the Boulogne Ferry Terminal.Access:
The Port of Boulogne is also linked directly to the A16 motorway by dual carriage way. Therefore it is well connected to the main roads of France. Once in the city, follow the signs to the Boulogne ferry port.
From the A16 or A26: If you are travelling either from Paris, Rouen, Calais, Saint-Omer, Normandy, etc, follow signs : BOULOGNE. Take exit 29 off the A16: BOULOGNE - LES PORTS - BOULOGNE CENTRE.
Boulogne Ferry Port is well connected to the main railway lines in France. It is about 1 km from the Ferry port with regular bus connections when there's activity. Train Travel The high-speed TGV train goes from Lille to the rest of France.
The Lille Airport is about 100 km from the city.Routes:
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- LD Lines : Boulogne <> Dover
Free parking is available at the ferry terminal ferry in Boulogne and it is connected directly to downtown Boulogne via a pedestrian passageway.Tourist Information :
A stone's throw from the Channel Tunnel, two hours from Paris on the A16 and at the heart of the CĂƒÂ´te d'Opale and the Boulonnais Natural Park, a welcoming region of rolling hills. Boulogne-sur-Mer has the power to astonish and seduce those who've never visited beforeaâ‚¬Â¦
Rich in a heritage which gives it the enviable title "Ville d'art et d'histoire", the Upper Town bears witness in stone with a 12th century belfry, superb 13th century ramparts, a Chateau-Musee not be missed, an imposing cathedral and a medieval crypt.
City of the Sea: NausicaĂƒÂ¤, the National Sea Centre, offers a fantastic voyage to the depths of the oceans and reminds us that Boulogne is also France's premier fishing port with fish cuisine appreciated by all gourmets.Don't Miss These: