More than a simple aquarium Nausicaá is Europe's largest complex dedicated to the knowledge of the marine universe and the ties that bind to humans. Nausicaá is more than 50 aquariums , terrariums and large basins , 35000 marine animals, freshwater and terrestrial species and 1000 . Nausicaá is also games , activities , meetings, focus, backstage , films , debates and interviews that take place on our TV set . Nausicaá offers a visit to the once entertaining, educational , scientific, in order to sensitize the visitor to better management of oceans and their resources. A Nausicaá , "The Sea is on Earth."
Built alongside the ramparts , the castle was built in the 13th century , today the moat are partially re-flooding and the drawbridge was returned . The museum has a unique collection in Europe ( Egyptian antiquities , ancient vases CSRG , Gallo- Roman antiquities, Alaskan masks, art of Oceania and Africa , earthenware and porcelain , medieval art ,,, ) On leaving the castle, the rue de Lille, always lively , with its picturesque charm awaits you. The terraces will bloom like the little shops. At the bottom of it you will get to where the Belfry you can visit .
les 2 caps
5 km apart from each other, Cap Gris - Nez and Cap Blanc -Nez form what is known as the land of the two caps. They face the British coast and dominate the world's busiest strait. If the Cap Blanc -Nez is highest with its 134 meters, Cape Gris -Nez has a lighthouse that rises to 72 meters above the level of the sea. Both the Cape Gris -Nez juts like a peninsula gently sloping cliffs , as cap Blanc -Nez net stop facing the sea with white chalk cliffs steep . Hiking trails lead up to it .
A 3 km from Cap Gris- Nez, Wimereux is a lovely fishing village that has preserved its natural and wild character . Fishermen will continue the tradition of flobart (large bulging without a keel which is drawn in the sand with a tractor boats ) and sell directly their catch to tourists fond of the delights of the Côte d' Opale. As you walk through the village you will find the traditional houses of fishermen.
The tennis club Wimereux offers a nice structure: 5 golf interior , 4 outdoor clay courts, one welcoming clubhouse with ping -pong , foosball, TV area , bar, stringing machine , 2 squash courts should also be created by the summer .
The golf course of Wimereux , created in 1907 by two subjects of the British crown, is compared to the best " seaside links" English. It is a rustic and natural course with its undulating terrain which covers 60 hectares, the main difficulty of this course is , of course, the wind. With natural greens deemed a playability recognized by all and envied friendliness, Wimereux Golf is now aligned with the best courses in the region.
Want to get into the water? The Yacht Club offers a large panel Wimereux water activities ! Ongoing internship or vacation , you will practice traditional activities such as sailing, windsurfing , surfing and kayaking and discover the latest water sports to fashion. This year, stand up paddle and along - coast are in the spotlight . Innovative activities , one is very popular among young generations and the other happy hikers who are discovering the landscape from a different perspective !
Arnaud Dutertre , qualified instructor , opens the doors of the Equestrian Center Honvault with incredible views of the sea. Beginners to advanced , lessons on ponies from 5 years and horses for more large and adults. Walks and courses for all levels throughout the school holidays and the opportunity to spend federal diplomas Gallop Gallop 7 to 1 .