Gites in North East France provide a unique holiday with a chance to visit some of the historic battlefields including those at Dunkirk, Agincourt and the Somme. The region borders on Belgium and you can feel the Flemish influence in the food and the local beers produced here. Lille is the main city, famous for Christmas markets, wonderful museums and Gothic architecture. Gites in North East France are also close to some popular beach resorts including Le Touquet. With so much to see and do Nord Pas de Calais is a great choice of destination to visit at any time of year, and easily reached by ferry into the ports of Le Havre or Calais.