Salperwick is a great place to base yourself while you are in Pas-de-Calais as many of the city’s star attractions are within easy driving distance. Two destinations that should be on every visitor’s itinerary is the wonderful Memorial to the Fallen and the ever-popular Public Garden. Two other popular spots you’ll find nearby Salperwick are Clownland and Eperlecques Blockhaus.
Destinations such as Bailiwick in Aire-sur-la-Lys and the Belfry of Aire sur la Lys are well worth visiting during your time in the area. Should you feel the need for a little spiritual renewal, spend a little time at the area’s most important religious sites, such as the Church of St Pierre in Aire-sur-la-Lys.
Whether you’re an amateur or a budding pro, you’ll love the Saint Omer Golf Club in Lumbres and the Bois de Ruminghem Golf Club in Ruminghem. Grab your favorite club and tee off.
If you have a passion for sports, be sure to catch local heroes, the Union sportive du littoral de Dunkerque, doing battle at Marcel-Tribut Stadium, Dunkerque. On game days follow the sea of blue and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join local soccer lovers in the nearby pubs for a few post-game beers.
To make sure you get the most out of this fascinating part of the world, consider making a reservation close by in one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Château Tilques, the Good Night Hôtel, Arques and the Hôtel du Golf, Lumbres are just three of the many great places to stay around here.