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Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, a seaside getaway near Paris
Le Touquet-Paris-Plage, also known as "the pearl of the Opal Coast," is a French seaside resort located in the Pas-de-Calais department. This picturesque and charming town, just a two-hour drive from Paris, is a popular vacation destination for expatriates from Paris.
The town and its surroundings offer numerous activities to suit all tastes. Golf enthusiasts will find several world-class golf courses, including the famous Golf du Touquet. The fine sandy beaches provide opportunities for swimming, sunbathing, and water sports such as kitesurfing and paddleboarding. Hikers and cyclists can enjoy the many cycling paths and hiking trails that wind through the dunes and pine forests.
Le Touquet is known for its unique architecture and lively atmosphere. The town was built in the 1920s and 1930s and is renowned for its Art Deco style, reflected in the architecture of its buildings and streets. The town also offers a vibrant nightlife with numerous bars and restaurants to suit all budgets.
If you plan to visit the resort, here are some practical pieces of information that may be useful:
How to get there: Le Touquet is easily accessible from Paris by train or car. If you take the train, you can depart from Paris' Gare du Nord and arrive at Étaples-Le Touquet in approximately two hours. If you prefer to drive, you can take the A16 highway from Paris for a journey of about three hours.
Where to stay: Le Touquet offers a wide variety of accommodation options for all budgets. There are luxury hotels, guesthouses, apartments, and campsites. It is recommended to book in advance, especially during the high season.
Where to eat: There is a great variety of restaurants in Le Touquet to cater to all tastes and budgets. The town is known for its fresh seafood, so don't miss the opportunity to savor local mussels, oysters, and shrimp. There are also many bars and cafes to relax and enjoy a coffee or a glass of wine.
When to go: Le Touquet can be visited year-round, but the peak season usually falls between June and September. If you prefer to avoid crowds, consider visiting the town outside of this period.
Le Touquet is an ideal vacation destination for those looking to escape the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy the natural beauty of the northern French coast. With a wide range of accommodation, restaurants, and activities, the town offers something for everyone.
For more information about Le Touquet, you can visit the town's tourism office website or the Hauts-de-France region's one.
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