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Littoral Cote D'opal Cycle Route



France > Nord Pas De Calais > Boulougne Sur Mer railway station
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Cycle Route Details
Route NameLittoral Cote D'opal
Distance : miles (km)63.09  (101.53)
Duration(hh:mm)06:18
Difficulty
Posted Byrobbierunciman
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Cycle Route Location
CountryFrance
Town/CityBoulougne Sur Mer railway station
County/RegionNord Pas De Calais
Start LocationBoulougne Sur Mer railway station
End LocationCalais Ferry Terminal
Cycle Steps
This is a lovely route along the coast, past the two caps (Gris and Blanc). It has some steep climbs from Wissant to Cap Blanc and, it is a busy road - so minor roads might be better. It follows the D940 apart from a couple of detorus to the Caps and is mostly through open arable countryside. The small towns are beach resorts - which in France means lots of active pursuits (kite surfing etc).
Landmarks/Pubs for lunch/Sites to see?
Cap Gris Nez and Cap Blanc Nez. remains of WW2 defences (including a large lake where a gun that fired on England was situated). Old Boulougne is surrounded by a 17th century wall and has many historic buildings,

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