I forgot my maps

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  1. stringa

    stringa Funster

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    Nah then,
    My mh is in storage for the time being and I've left my book of Aires inside.......and I'm away offshore for 2 weeks in the morning......I was just wandering if anyone knows where the nearest aire is just outside Calais I've just booked my tunnel for 10..2...8 in the evening heading for Spain on the 27th of Dec.I would like to head towards Reims ......if anyone can help that'll be great.
     
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    Wissant is a good aire, 20 minutes from Calais
     
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    About 8 miles from Calais off the road towards Boulogne look for signs to Wissant. There is a decent Aire about 100 metres from the town sign. N 50.88667, E 1.67022 or
    N 50°53'12", E 1°40'13" depending on which system you use.

    Alan
     
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    the jungle is close to the port and is pretty well attended
     
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    Go up o Euro city from tunnel,follow Motorhome signs.
     
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    Why don't you download the campercontact app. Or visit the website. It's much more comprehensive than the books (it may be called motorhome parkings on amdroid)
     
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    If you're heading toward Reims then Watten is a nice little aire by the canal about 20 minutes from Calais in the right direction. Coordinates: N50.832073, E2.208601 There's a nice little bar about 400 yards away over the bridge towards the town.

    As Figaro said Wissant is also good but in the wrong direction as is Gravelines.
     
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    Yes Watten, or poss Arques ( but I think thats locked at about 9pm until 7 am
     
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    We like Boulogne:

    http://tinyurl.com/o5426uu

    It's only about 15 minutes from the tunnel along the motorway and does not involve going anywhere near Calais.

    On the way from the aire to the motorway you pass the big Auchan at St Martin Boulogne where there are always motorhomes parked for the night.

    http://tinyurl.com/nbdl77j

    Edit to add: There is a one way system in the Boulogne aire so, if you do want water, dump etc, best to get it as you go past on the way in. You have to go out and round again if you miss it first time around.
     
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