About Calais


Let's have a look around into background of Calais
  • Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais
  • Country: France
  • Latitude: 50.95
  • Longitude: 1.833333
  • Time zone: Europe/Paris
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +1 hour

Weather in Calais

  • Climate: Temperate Oceanic
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November

Location

Calais is a town and major ferry port in northern France in the department of Pas-de-Calais, of which it is a sub-prefecture. The population of the metropolitan area at the 2010 census was 126,395. The old part of the town, Calais proper is situated on an artificial island surrounded by canals and harbour.

Distance from Calais center to Airport

  • Airport: Ostend-Bruges International Airport
  • Driving Distance: 109 miles / 175 km
  • Driving Time: 3 hours, 58 minutes
  • Languages: English

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Ostend-Bruges International Airport

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: Accordingly to bill
  • Housekeeper: Accordingly to bill
  • Concierge: Between Accordingly to bill

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 10 % of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Dunkirk,
  • Le Portel,
  • Dover

Emergency Contact Numbers in Calais city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 112
  • Airport: Ostend-Bruges International Airport (+32 59 55 12 11)
  • Hospital: Hospital Center De Calais (+33 3 21 46 33 33)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Calais.

  • Event s Cafe
  • MSR Record (Music & Event)
  • Auchan Calais Concert

Tourist Attractions

  • The Burghers of Calais
  • Museum of Fine Arts in Calais
  • Richelieu Park

Theatre & Concerts

  • Cinema Gaumont Coquelles
  • Alhambra
  • Le Channel

Visit Top Restaurants in Calais

  • Le Grand Bleu
  • Le Channel
  • Aquar Aile

Top Shopping Centers in Calais

  • Pidou Superstores
  • Calais Vins
  • The Calais Wine Superstore

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Calais lace Museum
  • La Blanchisserie
  • The Burghers of Calais

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Le Grand Bleu - Ice Cream
  • Le Channel - Fish
  • Aquar'Aile - Oysters

Sports Club

  • Sporting Tennis Club
  • Etoile Gym Club
  • Sporting Hockey Club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: €2.02
  • Taxi: €5.50
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): €900.00 
  • Cheap meal:€12.00
  • Gasoline: €1.26
  • 3 course meal: €45.00
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