ANGELA BIRD'S

 

Northern France
What to do and see within 90 minutes of Calais

 


TOUR OPERATORS
SPECIALISING IN VISITS TO NORTHERN FRANCE

 

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Pictured above: Belfry, Bailleul; Churchyard, Quadypre; Jardin des Recollets, Cassel; Grand’Place, Béthune; WWII memorial site, Wormhout.
All © Angela Bird

 

 


 SHORT BREAKS

 

 

 

P & O short breaks

 

 

 

Tutored wine-tastings, golf breaks, shopping opportunities in picturesque towns, or short breaks in château hotels – they are all among P&O’s ferry-inclusive deals.

 

 

Driveline

 

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An assortment of short-break tours, by ferry, tunnel or Eurostar, with two and three nights in selected hotels of northern France. There are often bargains to be found in the winter months.
Click on “France” in “popular destinations”, or try this link for gourmet breaks.

 

 

 


CULTURAL TOURS

 

 

 

Martin Randall Travel

 

 

Visit the Tours section of the website, and then the France pages, to see details of upmarket tours on the following themes:
 Poets and the Somme – a tour of the Somme battlefields, with performances of poetry and prose adding extra atmosphere.
Click here a Daily Telegraph article describing one of these visits.
The Narrow Sea – a journey through towns and villages of Kent and Sussex, across the Channel to Normandy, and then up north through the villages and towns of France and Flanders.


BATTLEFIELD TOURS

 

 

 

Leger Tours

 

 

Guided visits with specialist guides visiting WWI and WWII battlefields, including the Western Front, The Somme, Flanders Fields, and Passchendaele.

 

 

Holts Tours


 

 

A large selection of WWI and WWII tours in France and Belgium. Other battlegrounds offered in these areas include Waterloo, Crécy and Agincourt.

 

OTHER TOURS

 

 

 

 

L’Échappé Bière

 

 

Guided tours and tastings around this area of France and Belgium renowned for its large number of small breweries.  The Beer Travel Agency even offers a tour with a World War I theme, visiting many sites of British, Canadian, Australian and American interest.

 

 

 

 

 

NORTHERN FRANCE

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