Nord-Pas-de-Calais Information Guide

The Nord-Pas-de-Calais region is very popular amongst British people. Indeed, it is the closest French department to the United Kingdom. Nord-Pas-de-Calais shares an important history with the neighbouring country. This French region has long traditions, related for most of them to Belgium: carnivals, giant puppets which parade in the towns during celebrations, outstanding belfries and so on. Locals are really welcoming and will be pleased to tell you the story of their region. Gastronomy is rich and varied in this area, as well as historical and architectural heritage.

About Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Informative description of Nord-Pas-de-Calais.

Population & Demographics

Regional population & demographics information.


Discover the rich history of the region.


Geographical information about Nord-Pas-de-Calais.


Information about the economy of Nord-Pas-de-Calais.

Nord-Pas-de-Calais Tourism & Lifestyle

View our tourist information and tips about what to do when visiting the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. Discover the true identity of this beautiful area, find useful information about travel, accommodation, gastronomy & everyday life in the region.


General touristic information about the region.

Travel & Transport

Important travel information, covering travel by road, rail, air & sea.


Information about hotels in Nord-Pas-de-Calais.


Useful information for planning holidays in Nord-Pas-de-Calais.


Find the best golf courses throughout the region.

Food & Gastronomy

Discover the many regional gastronomic delights.


Learn about the climate & typical weather of this lovely French region.

Nord-Pas-de-Calais Wines

Learn about little-renowned wines of northern France.

Nord-Pas-de-Calais Beers

Learn about the local beers of northern France.

Nord-Pas-de-Calais Property Information

The Nord-Pas-de-Calais region has an excellent location as it is situated close to both England and Belgium. The area boasts wonderful towns where history and traditions are essential as well as a good gastronomy and pleasant way of life. The region is an easy and cheap destination for British people. Looking for a property in the area? View our comprehensive property information section about Nord-Pas-de-Calais.

Midi-Pyrénées Property Portal

Learn about the different property styles, architecture & properties for sale in this region of France.

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