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Things to do in Le Touquet

Le Touquet is a popular seaside town located in northern France, and in the summer it welcomes an impressive 250,000 visitors who flock to its beach and explore everything else that it has to offer.

With great architecture, a lovely beach, and lots of charm, you won’t struggle to find things to do in Le Touquet that you will really enjoy.

You can reach Le Touquet in just 55 minutes from Calais port, so you’ll have plenty of time to discover all the things to in Le Touquet.

 

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Le Touquet in France

Things to do in Le Touquet

Outdoor Activities

You won’t be disappointed if you are looking for things to do in Le Touquet that will give you the chance to enjoy the great outdoors, as this destination offers plenty of options that you are sure to love.

Adrenaline junkies simply have to try their hand at sand yachting, an outdoor activity that Le Touquet is perfect for due to its wide, flat beaches. Simply let the wind fill the sails of your sand yacht and let it carry you across the beach at speeds that are sure to get your heart racing!

If this sounds a little too daring for the break you have in mind, you might prefer a relaxing horse ride or a leisurely game of golf, both of which are outdoor activities that Le Touquet is famous for. Alternatively, this destination offers the opportunity to explore walking trails through the forest and over the natural sand dunes, and you might be lucky enough to spot a number of bird species and possibly some seals too.

Beach Le Touquet in France

Father and son at a water park

Family Fun in Le Touquet

Le Touquet has a whole range of things to do that families can enjoy, so you can be sure that the little ones will be having just as much fun as you are.

Head to ‘Aqualud’, Le Touquet’s water park, which has slides and attractions for all ages, so you can have fun as a family or test your nerve on some of their ‘thrill’ rides. There are also a number of warm pools that you can relax in when you need a break from the action!

Children will love climbing the spiral staircase that takes you to the top of the Le Touquet lighthouse. With a total of 274 stairs to conquer, you will be happy to reach the top where you can take in the spectacular views before making your way back down to the bottom. The lighthouse also has a museum where you can find out about its interesting history.

Musée du Touquet-Paris-Plage

Le Touquet’s main museum, Musée du Touquet-Paris-Plage, offer visitors the opportunity to view a number of wonderful collections, including fine and contemporary art, photography, and restorations of different artworks too.

Before you visit, take a look to see if you can catch one of the museum’s varied events which they host throughout the year. You will also find a selection of workshops and guided tours that you can take part in with options for children, adults, and families, including educational programs during the school holidays.
Mother and daughter visiting a museum

St Joan of Arc Church

Visit the St. Joan of Arc Church

Built in 1910, the St. Joan of Arc Church in Le Touquet is the ideal place to visit for those searching for a bit of culture during their trip. The design of the church is the first thing that will impress you as the steeple has been built in the shape of a belfry and boasts a slate covered roof, and within the steeple is a bell called ‘Marie-Clotilde’.

Once you enter the church you will be able to admire its stained glass windows which show both events during the life of Christ, and the life and death of Joan of Arc.

It takes less than an hour to drive from Calais to Le Touquet, so go ahead and book your crossing today so you can try out all of these things to do for yourself.

Le Touquet has a whole range of things to do that the whole family can enjoy

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