15 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

15 days in Hauts-de-France Itinerary

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Lille
— 4 nights
Drive
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Plailly
— 3 nights
Drive
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Amiens
— 4 nights
Drive
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Boulogne-sur-Mer
— 3 nights
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Lille — 4 nights

Cultural Heart of Northern France

On the Deûle River near the Belgium border, Lille has a very active cultural life as France's fifth-largest metropolitan area and the fourth-largest urban area with a large college student population.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lille: Cathedrale Notre-Dame (in Cambrai), Bellicourt Monument (in Bellicourt) and Lens (Eglise Saint-Leger de Lens & Musée du Louvre-Lens). There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire the striking features of Old Stock Exchange, wander the streets of Vieux-Lille, and meet the residents at Lille Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Lille visit planning app.

London, UK to Lille 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 difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central European Standard Time is 1 hour. November in Lille sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Plailly.
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Plailly — 3 nights

Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Plailly: Belleau (Aisne-Marne Memorial & Cemetery & Aisne Marne American Cemetery), Parc de Geresmes (in Crepy-en-Valois) and Champagne Pannier (in Chateau-Thierry).

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Plailly online trip maker.

Getting from Lille to Plailly by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Plailly can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can drive to Amiens.
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Amiens — 4 nights

City of Canals

Lovers of literature will adore Amiens as the hometown of author Jules Verne, along with the Somme canal linked to the Canal du Nord that runs through the town to the English Channel.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Amiens: Musee Somme 1916 (in Albert), Lochnagar Crater (in Ovillers-la-Boisselle) and Thiepval Memorial (in Authuille). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedrale Notre-Dame d'Amiens, relax and rejuvenate at Be Baie, take an in-depth tour of Maison de Jules Verne, and explore the world behind art at Musee de Picardie.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Amiens trip planner.

You can drive from Plailly to Amiens in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Amiens can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Boulogne-sur-Mer.
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Boulogne-sur-Mer — 3 nights

Get out of town with these interesting Boulogne-sur-Mer side-trips: Calais (Calais Wine Superstore & La Cite De La Dentelle Et De La Mode De Calais), La Coupole (in Wizernes) and La Cave du Perle (in Loison-sur-Crequoise).

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Boulogne-sur-Mer online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Amiens to Boulogne-sur-Mer in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. November in Boulogne-sur-Mer sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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Hauts-de-France travel guide

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Theme Parks · Room Escape Games · Specialty Museums
Hauts-de-France is a region of France created by the territorial reform of French Regions in 2014, from a merger of Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy. The new region came into existence on 1 January 2016, after the regional elections in December 2015. France's Conseil d'État approved Hauts-de-France as the name of the region on 28 September 2016, effective 30 September 2016.The region covers an area of more than 31813km2, and has a population of 5,973,098.ToponymyThe region's interim name Nord-Pas-de-Calais-Picardie was a hyphenated placename, created by hyphenating the merged regions' names—Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardie—in alphabetical order.On 14 March 2016, well ahead of the 1 July deadline, the Regional council decided on Hauts-de-France as the region's permanent name,. The provisional name of the region was retired on 30 September 2016, when the new name of the region, Hauts-de-France, took effect.GeographyThe region borders Belgium (Flanders and Wallonia) to the northeast, the English Channel to the northwest, as well as the French regions of Grand Est to the southeast, Île-de-France to the south, and Normandy to the southwest. It is connected to the United Kingdom (England) via the Channel Tunnel.

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