Hauts de France



Hauts de France is another beautiful region full of history, culture traditions and a large number of historical spots and natural sightseeing locations. Despite of facing dreadful circumstances caused by the World War I, this region still breaths happiness and serenity. Read on to know things to do and places to visit in Hauts de France.


Natural Attractions

Cote d'opale

Here is yet another land of beaches and exquisite scenic beauty. Côte d'Opale tops the list of the most beautiful sceneries in Hauts de France. Extending from Bray-Dunes to Pas-de-Calais, the Opal coast is a 120 km stretch of beautiful sand dunes, cliffs with beach grass and some lovely seaside resorts Wimereux, Wissant, and Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. It can be a great vacation spot for the whole family as everybody will have a lot to do here such as hiking, cycling and sand-yachting. The flamboyant huts, speeding yachts and the flashy kites makes the scene even prettier.

Pas-de-Calais and Nord offer extensive costal landscapes. Somme bay in the old Picardy region is filled with marshes that makes it picturesque.

Located in the Boulogne-sur-Mer is the Nausicaā Centre National de la Me, the largest public aquarium of the Europe. With more than 58,000 animals, Nausicaā gives a great view of the marine life.

Cap Blanc Nez is a 134-meter-high cape is France’s nearest point to the Great Britain. The straits of Dover, the flora and fauna, the cross-session ferries and the never ceasing procession of ships are the phenomenal combination.

Historical Attractions

Chateau de Chantilly
Chateau de Chantilly

This region of France is the home to the memorials and battlefields of the World War I. Thiepval Memorial pays tribute to the Martyrs of the battle of the Somme. Historial de la Grande Guerre is the military museum with the remains of the World War I. Musée Somme tunnel portrays the lives of the soldiers of the WWI.

If you want to dig in a little more, Château of Chantilly is an astounding options. Surrounded by lush gardens and filled with extensive artistic collection son of King Louis-Philippe I, this is a must visit for all.

The Cathedral of Notre-Dame of Amiens, a UNESCO World Heritage Site is one of the great Gothic Cathedrals built with immense Rayonnant-style, reflecting the artistic taste of the architects from the past.

One of the most impressive sites in Hauts de France is the feudal castle of Pierrefonds. crenellated towers and genuine atmosphere is a real charm to the tourists. Yes!! You have seen this before in Merlin, a series of BBC. If you are in the close proximity don’t miss out on the incomplete Beauvais Cathedral and Royal Palais de Compiègne of Louis XV.

Louvre-Lens Museum is a modern art museum is a gratitude to this region of France to have survived the war and the extensive coal mining. With a beautiful view and a wide variety of paintings and sculptures makes it a must visit place.


A land of ultimate beauty and dense historical monuments is waiting for you! Wait no more and plan a trip with us.

Explore Haut de France region: Best cities and sightseeings

  1. Chateau de Chantilly
  2. Amiens
  3. Opal Coast