It is a city of history. Indeed between Guînes Ardres and ran the famous first meeting between Francis and Henry 8th "The interview of the Field of Cloth of Gold".
The Clock Tower houses a local museum tells the story very original, interactive and fun. The three themes are the Vikings, the Field of Cloth of Gold and the building of the Clock Tower located on top of a motte historical monument.
You can also visit St. Joseph Village, a reconstructed village and in the years 1900-1950 with a school, a church, a mill. One part is devoted to agricultural machinery of yesteryear.
The museum Emile city, opened the first Sunday of each month from 15h to 18h.
At the heart of the forest, you will discover the Blanchard Column, for Guînes was the landing point in 1785 the first aerial voyage over the sea: it was she who welcomed Blanchard and Jeffries from Dover.
The adventure in the trees, multi-adventure based activities with zip line, mini-golf, walking on strap ...
May 1: Jumble-flea downtown with podium in the early evening.
Every Thursday in July and August and during the April holidays and All Saints Day: Thursday is walking: a simple formula: Start at 9.30 - the first part of the walk - restaurant - the second part of the ride - back to 16h30 / 17h. Objective: to discover new horizons every week!
The first Friday of August: Night walk: a journey punctuated by surprises along 10 km of storytellers, actors, musicians ... Enjoyable and guaranteed family!
The 2nd and 3rd weekend of October: The Field of Cloth Ripailles: Come relive the show another time a page in the history of France and Europe. François 1er and Henry 8th invite you to their table and tell you the Interview Field of Cloth of Gold!