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For most people coming from Britain, Calais is the destination port in France. Ferries run several times a day from Dover to Calais, and the Channel Tunnel will transport you under the water too.

We go to France, either Calais or Boulogne, two or three times a year to stock up on wine, beer, cider, cheese, paté, washing powder and all other goods which are considerably cheaper in France than they are in the UK.

We also take the opportunity to sample some of the local cuisine, I adore French food!

  • Last visit to Calais: Dec 2004
  • Intro Written Dec 13, 2004
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  • Jan 8, 2009 at 11:12 AM

    Nice quiet place. Great restaurant people. That salesman of Climbing Santas also did a good job here in Croatia.

  • Oct 3, 2005 at 2:36 PM

    Great page Grete! Really helpful - I will be passing this way soon and need some accommodation ideas - thanks!!

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    May 23, 2005 at 1:32 AM

    amazing photos, like the look of the Christmas lights and will probably go there instead of St Quentin now!! (Save petrol) thanks

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    Jan 14, 2005 at 6:20 PM

    I'll take the'''Home made paté ,Snails , Moules Marniere and 2 x Crepe Suzette , Tarte au pommes with ice please''. :-) frank.


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