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Le Touquet

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Le Touquet is a fashionable seaside resort in Pas de Calais. The town is also known as Le Touquet-Paris-Plage indicating its popularity with affluent visitors from Paris.


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By road[edit]

A16 motorway (Junction 26). Then N39 via Etaples. The town is approached though the wooded area that surrounds the town. There are several large car parks by the beach.

By air[edit]

Le Touquet has an airport for small private and chartered planes as well as a scheduled passenger service from Lydd, England.

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  • Beach A wide sandy beach with beach huts, cafes and toilets available. Sand yachting when the tide is out.
  • Aqualud A waterland adventure park with indoor and outdoor pools.
  • Golf Two 18 hole courses. One in the dunes, the other in the forest.

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  • Shops the main shops are on the Rue St.Jean and the streets leading off it, 2 or 3 blocks inland from the beach
  • Market There is a large market every Saturday and Thursday in a purpose-built market building in Rue de Metz.

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There are many hotels in the town. The large 5 star hotels, such as Hotel Westminster and Holiday Inn, are located at the rear of the town. There are also two hotels, Novotel and Ibis, located at the southern end of the beach overlooking the sea.


Get out[edit]

There are a number of other beach resorts on this stretch of coast, such as Berck and Neufchâtel-Hardelot.

Montreuil is a historic walled town; it is 16 km (10 mi) inland and worth a visit.

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