Must-sees in Dunkerque
Discover the places to visit during a stay near Lille in Nord-Pas-De-Calais
You want to organize a stay or a vacation in Nord-Pas-De-Calais? Our 3* Hotel Morphée in Villeneuve d'Ascq, located at about 1 hour drive from Dunkerque, offers you comfortable rooms for 1 to 3 people to organize your stay or weekend in complete peace.
Our team proposes you to discover an ideal destination to visit during your stay if you wish to visit the surroundings of Lille. Today we are going to discover the essential things to see or do in Dunkerque.
Visit the Port of Dunkerque
It is by car that you will be able to reach the port of Dunkerque, convenient because it represents one of the biggest ports of France. You can discover a maximum of things about this port in a short time.
You will be able to discover boats of all sizes and finish your journey to the port museum at 9 quai de la Citadelle, a place of memory for the city but also for the sailors and dockers of Dunkirk.
Discover the beach of Malo Les Bains in Dunkerque
Direction the North of Dunkerque to admire the beach of Malo les Bains, a very long and beautiful beach. This unavoidable step during your visit of the surroundings of Lille will surprise you by its fine sand as far as the eye can see.
During your walk, you will discover along the beach many bathing huts, as original as the others and nicely decorated.
The beach of Malo les Bains is also a place of history, because it was used for the evacuation of 338 226 soldiers, a history you can learn more about by visiting the Dunkirk 1940 Museum.
The Belfry, a breathtaking view of Dunkirk
Another must-see in Dunkirk is the Belfry. This building dating from the 13th century dominates the city and has an architecture with typical northern colors. Rich in history, the Belfry was once connected to the Saint-Eloi church, which was destroyed and then rebuilt in 1782, separating them by a street.
Our team's advice: Don't hesitate to climb to the top of the Belfry to enjoy an exceptional view of the city of Dunkirk.