1 Rue de la Source, 62360 Condette, France
About Hardelot Castle
A beautiful and majestic castle located in a field next to the village of Condette, and south of the city of Boulogne-sur-Mer. The first castle at this place was built in the 12th century by the Counts of Boulogne. The present castle was built by Count Philippe Hurepel of Clermont in 1222. The castle was captured several times by the French, the English, and the Burgundians.
Attractions near Hardelot Castle
A well preserved castle ruin which was located in the commune of Saint-Michel-de-Boulogne. The castle was built in the eastern corner of the medieval city and thus became an integral part of its defenses. At present the castle houses a museum. The museum however is just a regular world history museum and not related to the castle's history. This is a beautiful castle in a very nice old town.
A majestic Basilica which was located in the Boulogne-sur-Mer in the Pas-de-Calais département of northern France. it was one of the prominent landmarks of this area and this basilica also presents one of the largest crypts in France, built during the construction of the building around the old Romanesque crypt rediscovered during the construction site. There are so many sculptures, statues, paintings and so more to see in this church and this basilica is today a Mecca of tourism in Boulogne.
Nausicaá, the national center of the sea, is a center for discovering the marine environment, opened in 1991 in Boulogne-sur-Mer in the north of France. With more than 600,000 visitors on average per year, it is the second most visited tourist site north of Paris after Parc Astérix. It includes aquariums of various sizes, terrariums as well as a specialized media library, information spaces, video projection rooms, conference rooms, and fun activities.
The Canche Bay National Nature Reserve is a national nature reserve located in the Hauts-de-France region. Classified in 1987, it occupies an area of 505 hectares at the level of the Canche estuary, including 465 hectares in the public maritime domain. The panorama offered to you at the top of the site is breathtaking. One of the nice location where you can spend some good times.
The Column of the Grande Armée is a symbolic reminder of the Camp of Boulogne. It looks out over Boulogne-sur-Mer and its surrounding valley. It is a 53-metre high Corinthian order triumphal column on the Rue Napoleon on the Wimille. A museum presents the history of the site, including the old bronze statue of Napoleon at the top of the column and archive documents tracing the history of the monument and the Legion of Honour. The top of the column can be reached by an internal staircase.
The Aqualud is a French water park opened in 1985 in Touquet-Paris-Plage in the Hauts-de-France. The building is in the form of a pyramid which contains the Grand Canyon, Magic River, Black Hole, the twister and so more. It was one of the largest amusement park in northern France which is accessible to both the youngest and adults.
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Hauts de France is the northernmost region of France. It is a popular tourist destination for visitors traveling to see the battlefields and memorials associated with the First and Second World Wars. The region also features many cultural and architectural treasures, majestic belfries that are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, castles,Gothic cathedralsa and beautiful landscapes.