National Nature Reserve of the Dune Marchand
59123 Bray-Dunes, France
About National Nature Reserve of the Dune Marchand
The Marchand dune national nature reserve is a national nature reserve located in the Hauts-de-France region. Classified in 1974, it occupies an area of 83 hectares and protects one of the dunes of Flanders. Access to the site is free by staying on the marked trails. The reception is located at the Ferme du Nord in Zuydcoote. One of the nice trekking destination and also you can find a nice time there.
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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.