One of France’s busiest ports, Calais has a history that is inextricably linked to Great Britain. These days many British tourists travel to Calais to visit French supermarkets and pick up excellent deals on local produce, as well as cheap wine and beer. Marques Avenue is a shopping centre with famous names including Hugo Boss, Lacoste, Nike, Calvin Klein and Guess among the dozens of designer names all housed under one roof. The beach and surrounding scenery is beautiful, so why not scale the lighthouse for a great view? Calais is the gateway port for destinations throughout France and further afield. So whether you’re heading for a skiing holiday in the Alps or the glorious beaches of the cote d’azure, Calais is the perfect port of entry.