Dover to Dunkirk

Guide to Dunkirk

Situated in northern France and only 6.2 miles (10km) from the Belgium border, Dunkirk is a popular short ferry journey into France.

Attractions in Dunkirk include the Carnival, the Musée Portuaire that exhibits images about the history and presence of the port.  The Musée des Beaux-Arts is another popular attraction for tourists, hosting a collection of Flemish, Italian and French paintings and sculptures.

One of the best known dishes in Dunkirk is the coq à la bière – chicken in a creamy beer sauce.

The Gare de Dunkerque railway station offers connections to Gare de Calais-Ville, Gare de Lille Flandres, Arras and Paris, and several regional destinations in France.