1. 2 to 6 people
  2. Central location
  3. Neart the biggest aquarium in Europe
 
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  1. 2 to 6 people
  2. At the entrance of Le Platier d'Oye
  3. For nature lovers
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  1. 2 to 8 people
  2. Villas with sea view
  3. Close to Boulogne-sur-Mer & Le Touquet
 
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  1. 2 to 6 people
  2. Sea view or city centre
  3. 5 holiday parks
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ARE YOU PLANNING TO VISIT THE OPAL COAST?

Evancy will guide and accompany you in the preparation of your stay. If you want to know the must-sees and the best activities to do to spend a great stay in France read the next lines! 

WHERE IS THE OPAL COAST? 

The Opal Coast is located in the North of France a few kilometres from the english coast. It's a very easy to get there if you're coming from the UK and want to spend a short stay in France without having to travel too far. You can either come by train with the Eurostar, with the shuttle or the ferry. It is the perfect place to spend a family holiday whether it is for a short or a long stay.

Bray Dunes : one of the best holiday destination on the opal coast

WHAT TO DO ON THE OPAL COAST? 

It is a super friendly destination where there are plenty of activities to do and some really lovely seasides resorts to visit. If you come mainly to explore nature, we advise you to do some nature walks. For example, the one between the Cap Blanc nez & Cap Gris nez is absolutely incredible. 

Obviously you will also explore the numerous sandy beaches of the Opal Coast. They are often very large and have several kilometres of fine sand: the ideal setting for a walk and a good holiday.  The good news is that dogs are allowed on many of the beaches in the north of France. So you can stay with your dog in our holiday residences and go for walks with your doggie! 

The gastronomy is exceptional and we're sure that you're going to love it. You will enjoy seafood and local dishes such as Welsh for example.

It is also up to you to explore the local markets to discover the typical dishes of northern French gastronomy. Ready for a dish of fried mussels accompanied by a local beer? Believe us, you won't be disappointed! 

You won't get bored on the Opal Coast with all the events that take place every year! Every month is special in the region, people love to go out & meet people. To name a few of them we have the kite festival in Berck sur Mer, the enduropale in Le Touquet, the carnival in Dunkerque, the sea festival in Boulogne sur Mer...many events that make life in our region even more enjoyable!

THE BEST PLACES TO VISIT ON THE OPAL COAST

There are many places to visit on the Opal Coast with historic villages and charming seaside resorts. Here are the 10 main cities to visit during a stay on the Opal Coast: 

  •  Boulogne sur Mer
  •  Wissant
  •  Calais
  •  Dunkerque
  •  Bray-Dunes
  • Sainte-Cécile
  •  Berck-sur-Mer
  •  Wimereux
  •  Montreuil-sur-Mer
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage

BEST BEACHES ON THE OPAL COAST

The Opal Coast is full of beautiful long sandy beaches, perfect for walking, sunbathing and even swimming when it's warm enough ! The beaches of the Opal Coast are perfect for walks in winter and summer, for building sand castles or for shell fishing. The good news is that dogs are allowed on many of the beaches in the north of France. So you can stay with your dog in our holiday residences and go for walks with your doggie! 

According to Evancy, the best beach in Northern France are these beaches:

If you want to know more you can read our article about the top 10 of the most beautiful beaches in the north of france.

Cap Blanc Nez one of the most beautiful places on the Opal Coast

BEST SPORT ACTIVITIES ON THE OPAL COAST

The sport not to be missed on the Opal Coast is sand yachting. It is a practice which is highly appreciated in the region thanks to our large sandy beaches and the omnipresence of the wind.

Other nautical activities such as kite surfing, paddle, windsurfing and surfing are also possible in Northern France.

Horse lovers will be pleased to visit one of the equestrian centres where it is possible to ride along the Cap Blanc Nez and Equihen Plage for example.

WHEN IS THE BEST TIME TO STAY ON THE OPAL COAST?

Each season has its own charm and it's great to stay in the north of France from January to December: the magic of the Opal Coast takes place even in winter! You will be able to watch the kitesurfers having fun in the waves, take a breath of fresh air, see the children running on the beach with their rubber boots... 

If you choose spring or summer to come and visit the Opal Coast, it will be quite different. It is always a real pleasure to enjoy the first rays of sunshine at the seaside, to take advantage of the beautiful summer days to sunbathe and even to swim in the fresh water of the North Sea. 

Evancy is only waiting for one thing: to welcome you... in our holidays parks in Northern France !