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  Calais (Municipality, Pas-de-Calais, France)
Calais is the first seaport of France in numbers of passengers and close to the entrance of the tunnel under Channel.
Calais was seized during the Hundred Years' War by Edward III in 1347 after a long siege.
Calais was definitively reincorporated to France in 1558.
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 Calais - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Calais overlooks the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point in the English Channel, which is only 34 km (21 miles) wide here, and is the closest French town to England.
Calais was regarded for many years as being an integral part of Kingdom of England, with its representatives sitting in the English Parliament.
Calais was on the front lines of the conflict with the United Kingdom during the Napoleonic Wars.
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 AllRefer.com - Calais, France (French Political Geography) - Encyclopedia
78,836), Pas-de-Calais dept., N France, in Picardy, on the Straits of Dover.
It was fortified (13th cent.) by the counts of Boulogne.
In 1347, after a siege of 11 months, Calais fell to Edward III of England.
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Calais Town Hall with its spectacular belfry, and the famous statue of the Six Burghers by Rodin.
The English occupied Calais from 1347 to 1558 - after complaints from English merchants that the old port was a "den of pirates" raiding their ships.
The dramatic circumstances are commemorated by Auguste Rodin's famous bronze statue of the "Six Burghers of Calais" outside the Town Hall.
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 Calais Hotels: Budget hotel accommodation Calais, France
The Sole Meunière is at the heart of Calais Nord, close to the harbour and the beach.
We are closed to the wharfs and at a stone's throw away from the pedestrian zone and its many......
Some of the rooms of this hotel, situated in a quiet location in the north of Calais, have balconies which overlook a nearby park.
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 Hotels in Calais - France hotel accommodation
Our hotel Campanile in Calais, a 2 stars hotel restaurant with a convivial and familial atmosphere.
The Holiday Inn Calais is conveniently situated in the town centre overlooking the 'port de plaisance' and the sea.
The George V is located in town centre not far away from a wide range of activities.
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 Sejours France - séjour vacances - Sejour France Nord Pas De Calais
FRANCE NORD/PAS DE CALAIS PICARDIE : Balladins Valenciennes En Pdj
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 Calais France Hotels - Calais Hotels
The NEW Holiday Inn Calais Coquelles is Located 2 minutes from Euro Tunnel, Cite Europe Shopping centre, Eurostar station, main Motorways to European destinations and Calais harbour.
Calais, thanks to its geographical location, has been the traditional landfall on the European mainland for generations of British travellers.
Directly linked to the European motorway network via the A26 and A16, Calais is less than six hours drive from Strasbourg and Germany and less than three hours from Paris.
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 Province of Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France
landers is a former province of France, situated in the northern part of the country just south of the Belgian border and along the North Sea coast.
For most of its history this region was part of the state of Flanders, most of which was located in present-day Belgium and the Netherlands.
Artois is bounded by Flanders on the northeast, by Picardy on the south and southwest, and by the English Channel on the northwest.
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 Christmas shopping in Calais, France.
CREDIT CARDS - we suggest you ring your credit card company before shopping in France - increased fraud means they are turning down shoppers cards if their spending deviates from the norm.
This small town in northern France Licques and has been renowned for its turkeys since the 17th century.
In France on the spot fines of £100 are levied for overloaded vehicles, in England the penalty is £40 plus 3 penalty points.
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 Luxury Calais Hotels France
Right on the seafront with easy access to the beach, you can have the best of both worlds as the centre of Calais is just five minutes away.
The first hotel Meurice in Calais, destroyed during the last war, was rebuilt in 1954.
Its imposing and massive structure, its outstanding inside volumes, its elegant main stair with wrought iron and brass bannister, its large and stylish main lounge, give it the image of a Castle.
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 Calais France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
France > North > Channel ports > Calais
CALAIS is less than 40km from Dover – the Channel's shortest crossing – and is by far the busiest French passenger port, especially now that its rivals Boulogne and Dunkerque have been deprived of ferry business.
The port (and its accompanying petrochemical works) dominates the town; in fact, there's not much else here.
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 Calais Hotels France
Calais France Hotel accommodation for business holiday or vacation
Ideally located in the town centre of Calais, fully refurbished Hotel du Beffroi is 50 m from Casino, 300 m from the port and 650 m from the beach.
Located in the heart of the city centre, the Meurice Hotel Calais features a total of 41 rooms designed with traditional style furniture and equipped with all the latest amenities.
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 Calais Hotels — Discount Hotels Calais France
The Following is a List of Hotels in Calais.
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The 19 bed roomed hotel offers a warm welcome to its guests and is conveniently situated near to the town?s entertainment venues and restaurants.
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 Hotel Calais France hotels
Situé à 2 km du centre de Calais, sur la commune de Coquelles, site du terminal France d'eurotunnel, l'hôtel Kyriad Coquelles est au coeur des attractions touristiques de la côte d'Opale.
The George V offers a wide range of packages formulated to welcome you and to serve tourist and business needs alike.
Le premier hôtel Meurice à Calais, détruit pendant la dernière guerre, a été reconstruit en 1954.
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 Car Rental in Calais, France
Visit the channel ports of Dunkerque, where British troops had to be rescued by private fishing boats when they were cut off by the Nazis.
Your rental car in Calais will let you explore Boulogne and Le Touquet, two resorts along the busy coastline that stretches from the Somme estuary to the Belgian border.
Auto Europe offers several pick up locations and a large fleet selection, so finding a car rental in Calais is both easy and economical.
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 Calais Hotels & Accommodation, France - Calais Hotel Discounts
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 Accommodation in Calais France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Hotels / places to stay in Calais France FR.
Luxury, business, bargain or discount accommodation in Calais.
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 Nord-Pas-de-Calais Immobilier & Immobilier France
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 Hotels in Calais, France
La Résidence du Golf is located right opposite the sea, on the beautiful Calais Beach.
A forerunner in the luxury hotel business, the Hotel Meurice in Calais, the first of its name, exists since 1771.
Destroyed during the Second World War, the hotel was rebuilt in 1954-1955.
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 2005 Population Figures for Calais, France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
French coast and I was still a little way from Calais, where I...
Britain by ferry or train to travel to the continent, the French port of Calais is the...
77,378 for Calais, France is based on a number of factors and sources.
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 Calais, France
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Village was improved by Count of Flanders in 997; fortified by Count of Boulogne 1224; withstood long siege by English in 1346, until it was starved out; retrieved from English 1558; occupied by Spanish 1596-1598; returned to France by Treaty of Vervins.
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 Calais Hotels: Cheap Hotels in Calais, France.
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Kyriad Calais Coquelles, avenue charles de gaulles, Calais, 62231, France
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 Pas de calais - Pas-de-Calais (Department, France)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The Nord Pas de Calais was designed to transport lorries and their accompanying trailers, and today is dedicated to providing an efficient service for the
Foreign investment in Northern France thrives, as international companies pursue European business expansion or relocation.
Société des Régates de Calais; Yacht Club de Calais; Calais Racing Union Football Club.
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 SeaFrance Dover - Calais Ferries
We would like to advise passengers that some congestion may be experienced on arrival at the Port of Dover due to increased security checks which take place prior to check in.
Travel to France for any duration you like from as little as £30 each way.
Les ferries de la Compagnie maritime Seafrance Sealink rallient la France (Calais) à l’Angleterre (Douvres) : réservation en ligne de votre traversée en ferry.
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 Calais France   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The dancers, choirs and kapela of the Courcelles-les-Lens Association for Tradition and Culture in Nord-Pas de Calais, France.
Charterhouse of Notre-Dame-des-Pres, at Montreuil, in the Diocese of Arras, Department of Pas-de-Calais, France, founded by Robert, Count of Boulogne and Auvergne.
Décrit l'histoire du club de la plage de Berck-sur-mer dans le Pas de Calais, France, ouverte aux naturistes depuis 1981, et donne une liste de clubs régionaux.
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