I fancy …

new adventures

An ideal place to stay to discover la Côte d’Opale! Le Chalet sur la Dune is located in the town of Oye Plage in the heart of the nature reserve of Platier d’Oye, between Calais and Dunkerque, just 1 hour from Lille and Bruges30mn from the ferry harbor of Calais and the Chanel tunnel. Whether you are curious or the sporty type, even contemplative, our beautiful region will welcome you with open arms…

 

Walks, sports, discovery,…
Here is a sample of possible options during your stay at Le Chalet sur la Dune… 

I fancy some sport activity …

horse riding ?

ferry

Horses lovers, novice to advanced, ride on one of the longest beaches of La Côte d’Opale. You will find the listings of clubs here near Chalet sur la Dune, on Opale News, information portal website (specialized for leasure and tourism).

 
 

 

practice your swing …

Let’s go to the Opal Coast greens. Here are 2 addresses, now the choice is yours: : Le Blue Green à Dunkerque  Le Golf de Wimereux

 

Heave Ho !

Embark on a sand yacht and speed away under the supervision of a certified instructor.  Check the website of the Sand Yacht Base, in Marck.

The “Tom Souville” Yachting and Leisure Base welcomes you in Sangatte-Blériot.

Situated on the seafront, The Nautical Outdoor Base “Jean Binard” in Gravelines offers you sports and outdoor activities such as: yachting, towed machinery, sand yachting, kayak, canoë, fishing, kite surf, and so on…

I fancy walking…

down the garden…

Created in 1987, the Nature Reserve of Platier d’Oye is a totally preserved nature space that allows plants and animals to breed in peace.

No need to go too far! the  Nature reserve of Platier d’Oye is at the bottom of the garden

With its wood pathes and its many observatories, the Nature reserve of Platier d’Oye offers you an immersion 100% nature for adults and children.

 

the great outdoors 

Le Site des Deux-Caps : one of the jewels of the Côte d’Opale. only 40 mns by the coastal road… Spectacular!

 
 

 

the Great Coastline Trek

GR120 goes along the Opal Coast, from the Belgian border (Bray-Dunes) up to Berck Plage. Its total distance is 175 km. This road goes through the most beautiful Opal Coast Nature Reserves (the Parrot Dunes and Marchand Dunes, the Platier d’Oye, the Two-Capes Site and the Slack Dunes), and it is at the end of the garden.

I fancy to discover…

museums

The City of Calais offers to the tourists a wide range of cultural and historical activities, thanks to La Cité Internationale de la Dentelle et de la Mode or the WWII Memory Museum.

The Port Museum of Dunkerque opens its doors to the visitor curious to discover the historical and contemporary port universe.

In a sculptures, water, stones and wind garden, designed by the landscape architect Gilbert Samel, the LAAC (Modern Art Museum) with its astonishing white ceramic architecture is situated close to Dunkerque beach and port.

 

to learn

to learn about the sea in Boulogne at its National centre  NAUSICAA

10 minutes from Dunkerque, in Cappelle-la-Grande, discover and enjoy the PLUS,  Palais de l’Univers et des Sciences : all the activities you can think of  are there (planetarium, exhibitions, workshops, events).

 

A day out in England !

Le Chalet sur la Dune is located 20mns from the port of Calais and Eurotunnel, You can visit England for the day!  (Canterbury, Folkestone…) and of course the cliffs of Dover