Leaving Malo les Bains, stop off in Dunkerque, birthplace of the privateer Jean Bart and also the venue of a famous carnival which takes over the life of the town for two months of the year. Crowds of happy carnival goers and colourful, flower-bedecked floats move along the streets and beaches to the sound of singing !
A local ‘Malouine’ shares a secret…
« Native of Malo, I have been going to my lovely beach for sixty years, in winter when the beach is deserted to enjoy the beautiful morning light … and then in summer when it is bustling with life with beach cafés, lots of activities and no cars on the sea front... »
How to get to Malo les Bains ?
By road : from Lille on A25.
By rail : to Dunkerque
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