An ideal place to visit for the first taste of France, the area offers a wide variety of activities from history to the natural environment.
A delightful fishing and leisure port in the Pas de Calais region of Northern France, L’Etaples offers a perfect introduction to France. The town has a long history going back to Roman times and was a scene of conflict during WW1. It is now an attractive base from which to explore the surrounding region. A variety of leisure and educational opportunities are available including experiencing chocolate manufacture, going pony riding, learning about the traditional board games of the region and touring the marshlands around Saint-Omer, home to a wide variety of plants and birdlife.