Calais is a city and major ferry port in northern France in the department of , of which it is a sub-prefecture. Although Calais is by far the largest city in Pas-de-Calais, the department's prefecture is its third-largest city of .
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Notable Places in the Area

Tourist attraction
The is a fortress that was initially constructed in the 16th century on the ruins of a medieval castle dating from the 13th century and whose purpose was to defend the city of Calais. is situated 2½ km west of Calais. Photo: Davy-62, CC BY-SA 2.0 fr.

Railway station
Calais-Ville is a railway station in the city centre of Calais, France. is situated 2 km west of Calais. Photo: Bodoklecksel, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is situated 2½ km northwest of Calais. Photo: Tony62, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Public building
The is a 13th-century watchtower in Calais, , northern . is situated 2 km northwest of Calais. Photo: Stefi123, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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