17 days in Calais & Figueres Itinerary

17 days in Calais & Figueres Itinerary

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Calais, France
— 6 nights
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Figueres, Spain
— 9 nights

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Calais, France

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Gate to the North

Overlooking the Strait of Dover, the narrowest point of the English Channel, Calais is a major port for ferry traffic between France and England as the closest French town to Dover.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Calais: La Coupole (in Saint-Omer), Le Touquet Beach (in Le Touquet – Paris-Plage) and Etaples Military Cemetery (in Etaples). The adventure continues: stop by Calais Wine Superstore, examine the collection at La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais, don't miss a visit to l'Hotel de Ville de Calais, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Nausicaa.

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London, UK to Calais is an approximately 2.5-hour train ride. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Central European Standard Time (CET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. September in Calais sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Figueres.

Things to do in Calais

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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Calais Beach
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Figueres, Spain

Figueres ©
Figueres is the capital of the comarca of Alt Empordà, in the province of Girona, Catalonia, Spain.The town is the birthplace of artist Salvador Dalí, and houses the Teatre-Museu Gala Salvador Dalí, a large museum designed by Dalí himself which attracts many visitors. Get out of town with these interesting Figueres side-trips: Walter Benjamin Memorial (in Portbou), Cadaques (Cap de Creus National Park, Esglesia de Santa Maria, &more) and Girona (Passeig de la Muralla, Girona Cathedral (Catedral), &more). Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at Dali Theatre-Museum, take a stroll through San Marti d'Empuries, take in nature's colorful creations at Sculpturepark Jardíns de Cap Roig, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playas de Calella.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Calais to Figueres in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight; or drive. When traveling from Calais in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Figueres, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Figueres

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites · Beaches

Side Trips

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Cap de Creus National Park
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