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Cheap flights to Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Nord-Pas-de-Calais or Nord-Pas de Calais, also referred to as Nord, is one of France’s 27 regions. With its departments Nord and Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais can be found north of the Picardy region of northern France, bordering Belgium by north and east, and the English Channel to the west. The region’s name has combined the names of Nord which means North, the northernmost department of France, with Pas-de-Calais, or Strait of Calais, the French name of the Strait of Dover. Nord-Pas-de-Calais temperatures are at an average of 16.5 degrees Celsius or 61.7 degrees Fahrenheit in summer, and dips at 3.2 degrees Celsius or 37.76 degrees Fahrenheit in winter.

 

What to see & do

Major communities within Nord-Pas-de-Calais include Lille, Arras, Boulogne, Calais, Cambrai, Douai, Dunkirk, Lens, Liévin, Marcq-en-Barœul, Maubeuge, Roubaix, Saint-Omer, Tourcoing, Valenciennes, Villeneuve d'Ascq, and Wattrelos. Main spots within Nord-Pas-de-Calais include The Belfries of France and Belgium, Marais Audomarois, in addition to many sites, memorials and museums. Nord tourist destinations include Cassel and Dunkerque by the north; Lille and Roubaix by the centre; and Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Le Cateau, and Le Quesnoy by the south. When in the Pas-de-Calais area however, some of the top spots include Arques, Arras, Berck sur Mer, Boulogne sur Mer, Nausicaä, Côte d'Opale, Eperlecques, Le Louvre Lens, Montreuil sur Mer, and St. Omer.

 

How to get around within Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Getting in and around Nord-Pas-de-Calais can be best done via its transportation infrastructures. Featuring a dense and complicated system of highways, railways, airports and seaports, moving around Nord-Pas-de-Calais can be done with its nine highways such as A1, between Lille and Paris; A2 to Brussels; A26 between Calais and Troyes; A16 and A25 between Calais and Troyes, Dunkirk and Paris, respectively; A21 between Bouvignies and Pecquencourt, A22 between Lille and Ghent, A23 between Lesquin and Valenciennes; and A27 between Lille and Tournai. These highways pass through the region and most are free to use. Nord-Pas-de-Calais has the Eurotunnel and TER-Nord. Eurotunnel has been lined to the United Kingdom, and features the longest undersea tunnel section, connecting Coquelles, France to Folkestone, United Kingdom. TER-Nord or TERNord works as the regional network set by the SNCF or Société nationale des chemins de fer français which means National society of French railways or French National Railway Company. TERNord links major cities and villages all throughout Nord-Pas-de-Calais. The region also has an inland and international freight transport, such as the Dunkirk Harbour and Canal Seine Nord.  

 

How to get there

To fly into Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Lille Airport is the ideal entry port. The airport, also known as Lille-Lesquin Airport or Lesquin Airport, is located in Lesquin, approximately seven kilometres of Lille, the principal city of Lille Métropole, the capital of Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. The airlines that operate flights to and from the airport include Aigle Azur, Air Algérie, Air France, easyJet, easyJet Switzerland, HOP!, Jetairfly, Ryanair, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium, Transavia.com France, Tunisair, Volotea, Vueling, and XL Airways France, with its flights coming in and out of Algiers, Oran, Marseille, Nice, Bordeaux, Toulouse, Geneva, Lyon, Montpellier, Nantes, Strasbourg, Fuerteventura, Porto, Agadir, Djerba, Marrakech, Oujda, Venice, Tunis, and Barcelona, on top of seasonal flights to destinations such as Tlemcen, Ajaccio, Bastia, Kos, Bordum, Catania, Fuerteventura, Heraklion, and Malaga, in addition to others.

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