Dunkirk is 6 km from the hotel. Known as “Jean-Bart City”, from the name of the famous corsair, it is especially well-known for its large sea port, the third in France in terms of traffic, and for its exceptional carnival which is in full swing from late January to early April, and draws thousands of party-goers into the streets, led by the brass band and the drum-major.
Don’t miss a visit to this lively, joyful city, full of restaurants, small typical cafés, shops, etc. and enjoy the warm welcome of the residents.
BUILDINGS AND OTHER ATTRACTIONS
Around the hotel, visitors can enjoy our rich heritage. In Dunkirk, you can admire the Saint-Éloi Belfry at 58 metres high and a Unesco World Heritage Site.
Take the time to climb to the top, and you will be rewarded by an amazing 360° view of the city, the port and Flanders.
You should also visit the Remembrance Memorial to discover the history of the battle of Dunkirk. Take a trip round the port by boat to see the immense docklands from close to, the locks, quays and the Break Dyke.
For families, don’t miss the zoo at Fort Mardyck, with 250 animals and 50 different species.