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Auchan Calais: Shopper's paradise

Auchan is a popular choice for Calais day trippers and visitors to France. This vast hypermarket should cater for most of your shopping needs, and offers a vast selection of alcohol, food, and home/leisure products.

DFDS Dover - Calais

All you need to know aobut travelling to France in style with DFDS, the World's leading ferry operator.

Driving in France kit

Ensure that your are prepared for driving in France with our curated list of recommended items

French driving laws

Make sure that you stick to the right side of the law (and the road!). Know some of the basic traffic laws in France and make your journey safer and stress free.


Going further afield than Calais? Read about our recommended destinations in France and Belgium.
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DFDS Seaways ferry
England to France
With DFDS Seaways, based one one car with up to 9 passengers
from £45 return