"Nord-Pas-de-Calais" Top 5 Page for this destination Nord-Pas-de-Calais by grayfo
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Travel Guide: 1,204 reviews and 3,255 photos
Nord-Pas-de-Calais is one of 22 regions in France and is the most northerly; it consists of 2 departments; Nord and Pas-de-Calais. Nord is derived from North and Pas-de-Calais the French name for Strait of Calais. The region is known for being an industrial centre but there are many hidden gems that have become more available with the opening of the Channel Tunnel.
The regional capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais is Lille.
The flag of Region Nord-Pas de Calais is blue with the regional logo in the centre: the logo shows a yellow-orange heart and a white belfry. "Région / Nord-Pas de Calais" is written below the heart in white. The current logo of the Region was adopted by the Regional Council in 2007.
- Pros:Lots of local breweries
Lille the capital of French Flanders is the fourth largest city in France and was one of medieval Europe's great cities.... more travel advice
At 21 miles Calais is the closest French town to England, the white cliffs of Dover can easily be seen on a clear day.... more travel advice
grayfo's Related Pages
Nord-Pas-de-Calais Travel Guide
Member Travel Pages
- "Calais, link to the UK"
- "The dividing line of France and the North"
- See All...
- Things to Do in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- Hotels in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- Transportation in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- Nightlife in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- Restaurants in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- Shopping in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- Warnings and Dangers in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- See All...
Badges & Stats in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
- 30 Reviews
- 63 Photos
- 0 Forum posts
- 4 Cities
- See All Stats
- See All Badges (57)
Have you been to Nord-Pas-de-Calais?Share Your Travels
Latest Activity in Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Top 10 Pages
- Barcelona Intro, 38 reviews, 67 photos, 2 travelogues
- Chicago Intro, 23 reviews, 63 photos, 6 travelogues
- Brugge Intro, 37 reviews, 49 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Royal Leamington Spa Intro, 35 reviews, 50 photos, 2 travelogues
- Budapest Intro, 30 reviews, 51 photos, 4 travelogues
- Cardiff Intro, 32 reviews, 43 photos, 2 travelogues
- Top 5 Page for this destination Wichita Intro, 24 reviews, 50 photos, 3 travelogues
- Kos Intro, 16 reviews, 46 photos, 5 travelogues
- Marostica Intro, 22 reviews, 35 photos, 2 travelogues
- Stratford-upon-Avon Intro, 21 reviews, 33 photos, 3 travelogues