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Dunkirk (Dunkerque)
Dunkirk (Dunkerque)

Dunkirk (Dunkerque)

The community of Dunkirk (Dunkerque) in northern France is known for its roles in World Wars I and II, but there’s more to this quiet destination than army and military memorials. Art lovers will find an extensive collection of Flemish, Italian and French paintings and sculptures at the Musee des Beaux-Arts. History buffs will do well to check out the Musee Portuaire, which has exhibits that examine Dunkirk’s past, as well as the background of its famous port.

The Liar’s Tower, Dunkirk Town Hall and Church Saint Eloi are among the place’s top architectural wonders and ever popular Carnival—a yearly celebration between January and March that celebrates fishermen heading out to sea—remains one of Dunkirk’s biggest tourist attractions.

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Dunkirk, France

Practical Info

Dunkirk is located 10 kilometers from the Belgian border. It is accessible via the public railway lines in Gare de Calais-WIlle, Gare de Lille Flandres, Arras and Paris.

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