Dunkerque

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GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION

 

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TownDunkerqueMalo-les-Bains at 2.4 km
Insee code59183Coudekerque-Branche at 2.6 km
Postcode59140Cappelle-la-Grande at 4 km
Latitude51.0345600Leffrinckoucke at 4.8 km
Longitude2.3752019Téteghem at 4.9 km
AltitudeFrom 0 to 17 metersCoudekerque-Village at 5.2 km
Surface37.34 km²Grande-Synthe at 5.6 km
Population92886 inhabitantsArmbouts-Cappel at 5.8 km
Density2487 inhabitants/km²Spycker at 8.1 km
National labelsUxem at 8.1 km
Chief townLille (at 79 km, 55 min)Bierne at 8.2 km
DepartmentNordBergues at 8.4 km
RegionNord-Pas-de-CalaisSearch another town

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TOWN PRESENTATION

Destination both seaside, nautical and festive Dunkerque welcomes you with open arms. Third port of France, the first French seaport of the North Sea, Dunkerque is a haven, a tourist destination in the unusual beauty. At the heart of a remarkable dunes, the sandy beaches stretch out of sight on dozens of kilometers, they are bordered by 600 acres of beautifully preserved dunes where the fauna and flora flourish freely and where l 'oyat undulates in the wind.

The carnival is the flagship of the traditional territory.


SIGHTSEEING

Dunkerque has two belfries classified as World Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. The Belfry St. Eloi can be visited all year.

The Port Museum has a rich collection of maritime history of the territory.

The Museum of Fine Arts and the WVA (Museum of Contemporary Art) are treasures to explore.

Visits the harbor by boat, "dinner cruises" you will discover a port in the heart of its business.

The beach is full of water sports such as kite-surfing, sand yachting, windsurfing, catamaran sailing.

Labeled "Family Plus", the destination Dunkerque Dunes of Flanders invites families to enjoy the many proposals for sports, leisure and culture. Information for Tourist Office on +33 3 28 66 79 21.

Guided tours: rides Dunkerque or Malo-les-Bains at the seaside are guided above all greedy to hope. Discover the beauty secret of Dunkerque.

The city center, with over 400 shops offering a wide selection, including local specialties and gourmet flavors. It is nice to stroll.

Detailed information
TransportSeaport of Dunkerque,   Train station of Dunkerque
Information pointsTourist Office of Dunkerque
Leisure centresBeach of La Digue des Alliés,   Beach of La Digue du Break,   Beach of Malo-Terminus,   Casino of Dunkerque Malo,   Marina of the Bassin de la Marine,   Marina of the Grand Large,   Museum Portuaire,   Museum of Contemporary Art of Dunkerque,   Museum of Fine Art of Dunkerque
MonumentsLighthouse of Dunkerque,   Lighthouse of the Feu de Saint-Pol,   Town Hall of Dunkerque
Performance hallsKursaal,   Les 4 Ecluses,   Stadium Marcel-Tribut
Natural sitesIsland Jeanty

EVENTS AND CELEBRATIONS

Festive gourmet ... art de vivre Dunkerque. The famous Carnival leads annually from January to March, the whole city in a real joy. A whirlwind of happiness, music, popular songs, of camaraderie and horseplay among the most unexpected guises. A gentle madness not to be missed! Good living, be home here! Enjoy regional dishes made with fish or fried mussels become an institution!


ATTRACTIONS, LEISURES AND ACTIVITES AROUND

The Palace of The Universe and Science (The MOST) in Cappelle la Grande is over 4000 square meters devoted to life sciences, Earth and Universe and Man in his environment. All brought together to make your visit a memorable one. Embark on a journey that takes you the first moments of the Big Bang to the present day, immerse yourself under the starry sky of the planetarium and enjoy the workshops of scientific practice.

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WEATHER

Friday 18 April
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Min. 8°C - Max. 10°C
Saturday 19 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 13°C
Sunday 20 April
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Min. 7°C - Max. 10°C

RESTAURANTS

 
French cuisine restaurantFélix Restobar  
7.7
  SPECIAL OFFER
Dunkerque
Discover the Félix Restobar! Located in the city of Dunkirk, this traditional pub offers a friendly atmosphere for a gourmet break the most successful! On the menu, the house offers...
Located in Dunkerque15 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Estaminet Flamand  
8.4
Dunkerque
Mecca reunion during the Carnival of Dunkirk, Estaminet Flamand invites you to discover the specialties of the North with ease. In a rustic decor, enjoy, among others, in all its forms...
Located in Dunkerque17 € per person 
French cuisine restaurantL'Atelier de Steff  
8.2
Dunkerque
The restaurant L'Atelier de Steff, located in the city of Dunkirk, welcomes you in a modern and trendy in shades of red, green and gray furniture and Starck. The decor is industrial...
Located in Dunkerque25 € per person 

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BED & BREAKFASTS

 
Villa with 2 bedroomsMaison Weekend    
8.5
Malo-les-Bains
Three guest rooms comfortably at 50 m from the beach. Each room is equipped with a kitchen, a living room / lounge / TV, bathroom / shower and toilet. It is possible to rent the house...
Located 2 km from Dunkerque72 € the double room 
House with 4 bedroomsAu bon repos     SPECIAL OFFER
Malo-les-Bains
At 2 minutes from the sea (50 m) room night or more full house at night or more with 3 double bedrooms and a dormitory with 3 single beds, kitchen, living room open to kitchen, bathroom...
Located 2 km from DunkerqueFrom 56 € to 61 € the double room 
House with 2 bedroomsLa colline    
9.6
Malo-les-Bains
Comfortable house for rent in its entirety at 50 m from the beach. Living / dining room / kitchen. 2 double rooms with bathroom / shower, toilet, television. Small sun terrace. Possibility...
Located 2 km from Dunkerque 

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VACATION RENTALS

 
Apartment for 4 personsMalo les bains Dunkerque 60 m Mer + wifi
Malo-les-Bains
Description. Apartment 4personnes 50m². Distance Sea sixty meters. * Possible Bedding 1 Gd 2 bunk bed QueenSize 1.60 m 80cm. 1 sofa bed 1m40 umbrella if needed. * Linen house fully...
Located 2.5 km from Dunkerque413 € per week 
Apartment for 3 personsStudio vue de mer frontale   NEW
Malo-les-Bains
Studio Malo les Bains max. 3 persons. Superb vieuws of the dunes and the sea. All comfort-TV-Lift-Parking privé-Comer kitchen-Bathroom-Terrace towards the sea- double bed + a bed. Shops...
Located 4.6 km from DunkerqueFrom 200 € to 360 € per week 
House for 4 personsAu cheval noir   NEW
Quaëdypre
Enjoy the charm of Flanders, in a green setting where peace and feed the authenticity of the place. The Black Horse bears its name. Indeed, in the old coaching inn, you could leave...
Located 12.8 km from DunkerqueFrom 250 € to 320 € per week 

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CAMPSITES

 
40 places over 3 haCamping Saint Antoine    
8.9
Bollezeele
Quiet and wooded campsite near the village with all amenities. Snack bar, foosball, billiards, bowling, parties, playground for children. 30 min of the Sea (Dunkerque, Malo-les-Bains)...
Located 19.4 km from Dunkerque10 € per day 

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HOTELS

Hôtel Welcome - Dunkerque Centre - Hotel in DunkerqueHôtel Welcome - Dunkerque Centre     
7.8
Dunkerque
Hôtel Welcome is located in the centre of Dunkerque and only 3 km from the beach. It offers 24-hour reception, a guest laundry and en suite accommodation with free Wi-Fi access. A flat-screen...
Located in DunkerqueRoom from 50 €
All Suites Appart Hôtel Dunkerque - Hotel in DunkerqueAll Suites Appart Hôtel Dunkerque     
8.1
Dunkerque
This hotel is situated on the Dunkerque waterfront, a 10 minutes’ walk from the train station and a 10 minutes' drive from the beach. It provides short-term rental of self-catering...
Located in DunkerqueRoom from 57 €
ibis Dunkerque - Hotel in Dunkerqueibis Dunkerque     
7.5
Dunkerque
Located 3 km from Malo-les-Bains, ibis Dunkerque is 1.5 km from the train station and offers 24-hour reception, a buffet breakfast, elevators, luggage storage, and free Wi-Fi throughout....
Located in DunkerqueRoom from 55 €

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Best Western Premier Why Hotel
Located in the heart of Lille, this design hotel offers en suite accommodations with free Wi-Fi and a 24-hour reception. Guests can relax on the furnished...
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Gîte des Prairies à la campagne (3 épis)
Situé à 800 m du coeur du village dans un endroit calme où il fait bon se reposer à 10 km Valenciennes
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