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France The cliffs of Cap Gris Nez

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Cap Gris Nez (literally "cape grey nose"; see § Etymology) is a cape on the Côte d'Opale in the Pas-de-Calais département in northern France.

It is between Wissant and Audresselles, in the commune of Audinghen.

The cliffs of the cape are the closest point of France to England – 34 km (21 mi) from their English counterparts at Dover. Smothered in sea pinks and thrift, the cliffs are a perfect vantage point to see hundreds of ships, from oil tankers to little fishing trawlers, plying the waters below. On a clear day, the emblematic white cliffs of Dover on the English shore can be seen. (Source: Wikipedia)

Photography Tips

There are a many old WW2 bunkers close to the spot.

Travel Information

There is a public parking area close to the spot
Crowd Factor Lots of people
Best Timing Sunset during spring
Sunrise & Sunset 08:33 - 16:52 | current local time: 07:49
Photo Themes cliffs seaside
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