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TOURISM

For sunny weather

Bike hire

Just 400m from the hotel, Cycleco hires electric bikes, standard bikes, electric scooters, and hoverboards.

Low season: Open from 1 November to 31 March from 9.30am to 6pm: Wednesday, Saturday, Sunday and every day during school holidays.

High season: Open every day from 1 April to 31 October from 10am to 6.30pm.

Pont Marguet, 62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer
Tel: +33 (0)3 91 18 34 48

All aboard La Florelle!

La Florelle proposes a range of sea-faring excursions leaving from the port of Boulogne-sur-Mer.
Tours with commentary by the captain about the natural harbour of Boulogne-sur-Mer, the seaside resort architecture of Wimereux, and the natural reserve stretching from La Pointe aux Oies to the cliffs of the Deux-Caps.
From Easter to 1 November

Quai Gambetta – 62200 Boulogne sur Mer
Tel: 33 (0)6 48 49 42 26

Les 2 Caps reserve

The Grand Site des Deux-Caps reserve is a stunning showcase for nature’s treasures. The GR120 waymarked trail links the Cap Blanc-Nez to Cap Gris-Nez, overlooking the cliffs and dunes.

If you are on foot, take the OSCAR bus to visit this beautiful area.

Côte d’Opale beaches

Wissant, Le Touquet, Berck-sur-Mer, Hardelot…. With immense stretches of white sand, the Côte d’Opale beaches are considered to be amongst the most beautiful in France.

If you are on foot, take the OSCAR bus to visit this beautiful area.

For wet weather

Nausicaá

Nausicaá promises an unforgettable voyage to the depths of the ocean! Meet dozens of different shark species, be entranced by majestic rays and the visions in the tropical lagoon, or watch medical training for sea lions…just to mention a few of the experiences on offer! Prepare yourself to voyage on the high seas with the “Voyage en Haute Mer”: a unique experience in Europe’s large aquarium with 16,000m3!

Centre National de la Mer
Opposite the hotel
Tel: +33 (0)3 21 30 99 99

Tickets sales at hotel reception

The hotel spa

Welcome to La Matelote Spa.
Free access is reserved exclusively for hotel guests. Facilities include a counter-current pool, jacuzzi, sauna, hammam and lounge.
Open 7am to 9pm

The crypt of the basilica of Notre-Dame in Boulogne-sur-Mer

One of the largest in France, the crypt is a maze of underground passages filling the whole surface under the Notre-Dame basilica.
On show are collections of engravings and sacred art, echoes of the medieval church and dedication to Notre-Dame de Boulogne.

Rue de Lille
62200 Boulogne-sur-Mer
Tel. +33(0)3 21 87 81 79

Museum of Lace and Fashion

Established in an original 19th-century lace factory, the museum presents history, techniques, lingerie and haute couture alongside the more contemporary aspects of lace. The highlight of the visit is watching the lace weaving looms in operation.

135 quai du Commerce – 62100 Calais
Tel. +33 (0)3 21 00 42 30

Boulogne-sur-Mer Castle Museum

Created in 1825, the museum is home to rich collections, some of which are unmatched in Europe:
– Egyptian antiquities: Boulogne-sur-Mer native, Auguste Mariette discovered the Rosetta Stone
– Antique Greek vases
– Gallo-Roman antiquities
– China and porcelain
– Fine arts
– Objects from the Napoleon period

Open every day except Tuesday
In high season from 2 May to 30 September
– From 9.30am to 6pm
In low season from 1 October to 30 April
– From 9.30am to 12.30pm and 2.00pm to 5.30pm

For windy weather

Try sand yachting

The Char à Voile Club de la Côte d’Opale is open 6 days a week for bookings all year round. A team of four to five qualified instructors proposes a range of activities for all ages, in groups, with your family or for individuals.

C.V.C.C.O , 272 boulevard Sainte Beuve, 300m from the hotel
Tel. +33 (0)3 21 83 25 48

Visit the port and buy fish and seafood.

They are the pride and joy of our local gastronomy! The port of Boulogne-sur-Mer provides supplies fresh fish to restaurants and individuals who come to the market in the port and stalls on the quays.

Every morning from 8am to midday, just 400m from the hotel.