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Overview

On the coast, cutting it close to Britain

Calais, have you ever take a train… under the sea?

You will find Calais in the French department Pas de Calais between the Channel and the North Sea. Only 38 kilometres away from the English coasts, Calais is world-known thanks to the Channel Tunnel and of course its famous lace.

About France

Start your discovery of Calais by climbing up to the top of the lighthouse to appreciate a magnificent view onto sea, countryside and town.

Take a walk in the 16th century Citadel of which two Doors are listed Historical Monuments. Be amazed by the "Red Fort" built on stilts in the 17th century and the "Nieulay Fort" restored from 1989. Don’t miss the 38 meters high "Tour du Guet" from the 13th century, one of the oldest monuments of Calais, located nearby the famous "Place d’Armes".

Take time to see the lovely Notre-Dame church in its specific Tudor style and the most famous sculpture by Rodin: "Les Bourgeois de Calais".

Train station(s)

Trains are a convenient way of reaching many towns and cities throughout Europe. The majority of cities in Europe have a minimum of one train station, while larger, more populated cities have two or more stations. Train stations, in general, are located in the heart of the city. Review the map below to get an idea of where the train station(s) in Calais can be found.

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Bruno m. | 18 de xunetu de 2015 answered | 0 Comments
Travel from calais to paris We arrive in Calais by ferry and need to get to Paris on 30th August 15. What is the best way to get there and how do we go about it?

Susan P. | 17 de mayu de 2015 answered | 0 Comments
How do i get from calais to basel by train with 2 bicycles? 2 adults would like to travel by train from Calais to Basel. We wish to take 2 bicycles on thses trains. Where do i catch this train? Do i have to change trains? Thankyou

Janis H. | 18 de febreru de 2015 answered | 0 Comments
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    Travelling made easy |
    "Great way to travel through Europe. Trains run on timevand are nice and clean. "

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    TGV train Lyon to Paris |
    "Great trip in all respects. Appreciated that the trains ran to time schedules and bookings and confirmations through Rail Europe were so effecient "

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    Travelling from Paris. |
    "I was told don't drive in Paris. We caught the train from Charles De Gaulle airport to Lille before collecting a car. Fantastic idea. Great train trip. NON STOP and fast. We had plenty of room to place our luggage and a very comfortable seat even after 27hrs in a plane to get there. The train was clean and quiet. I would recommend this to anyone. I was very impressed. "

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    No Stress Smooth Ride |
    "Less waiting time, less luggage restrictions, comfy seats for our group of 4 and a ride as smooth as "Air". "

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    great! |
    "we needed to catch a ferry from Calais to Dover so make sure you get off at Calais Ville not Frethune otherwise you will miss your ferry! Lucky some helpful French people were able to assist us and we go to the port on time. "

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    from calais to paris |
    "our journey was excellent. thank you. "

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    Happy travels |
    "Very happy with our first trip to Europe. Easy to organise using internet and train was on time. Way to go "

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    The train was great |
    "The train left on time and arrived on time. Nothing more you can asked for. "

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    Relaxed fast trip to London |
    "Fast direct service to central London from Calais.More convenient yhan planes as there is no need to be waiting hours before. Calais Frethun station however is not in central Calais and could do with a few more facilities/toilets. "

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    becareful of the final station |
    "When taking the train from Paris to Calais that there are two stations as we booked the Calais train, not knowning that there are two Calais station being Calais Frethun and the station were you catch the ferry to Dover as they are 8 kms apart. A French guy told us that to stay on the train to got to the final station, I am glad that I did otherwise we may have had to walk or a taxi. "

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