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Maritime break

Walk through the historic citadel district during the morning. After visiting the Port Museum, enjoy some time tasting some of the chef’s specialities at the ‘l'Edito’ waterfront restaurant. Finish your day at sea on board the ‘Texel’ and find out about the maritime heritage of Dunkirk.

In the morning, walk through the historic citadel district. The Port Museum on the waterfront depicts the maritime history in an exhibition covering several floors. The tour includes stories of the illustrious residents of Dunkirk who shaped the history of the port. Dine at the ‘l’Edito’ waterfront restaurant which used to be a weather station. The chef has ‘carbonade flamande’, fresh chips and salad OR poached salmon steak, champagne sauce, rice pilaf, a drink and a gourmet coffee available. In the afternoon, the ‘Texel’ will take you out to sea in the 3rd largest port in France. Geoffrey, a very knowledgeable seaman, will tell you about his passion for this extraordinary place. You will pass close by to some of the largest shipping vessels and port facilities.

Price for 1 adult
(€ 22 for under 12s)


June/Sept: Saturday; July/August: Week+WE

-The Port Museum on the waterfront
-Dine at the ‘l'Edito’
-The port on board the ‘Texel’


€ 39 per adult
€ 22 per child with a child’s menu at the ‘l'Edito’