Carrefour Cite Europe

Introduction

Visitors to France often head to the Cite Europe complex in Coquelles. The Calais branch of well known hypermarket Carrefour is located on the upper floor of the Cite Europe complex and can cater for most English day tripper's needs.

Opening Hours

Carrefour in Cite Europe is open from 08:30am to 10pm, Monday to Saturday. With the exception of restaurants, bars and the cinema, Cite Europe is not usually open on Sundays, including Carrefour.

Location

For the easiest access to Carrefour, enter the Cite Europe complex from the 'Porte de Hollande' or 'Porte de Belgique' entrances.

1001
boulevard du Kent
62902
Coquelles Cedex
Calais
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Directions

Via Dover to Calais Ferry

The ferry terminal brings you out on Rocade E (E15). After 5 minutes or so, take the A16, signposted Boulogne, then exit 41 or 43 and follow signs to Cite Europe. Ample parking is available within the complex.

Via Eurotunnel Le Shuttle

Cite Europe is virtually next door to the Eurostar Terminal. When leaving the train there are ample directions to the Centre. You will find the Carrefour hypermarket on level 2 of the complex.

Ferry Foot Passengers

Any Carrefour visitors who are travelling to France as foot passengers can take a bus to the rail station. From there, you can catch a number 7 bus to the Cite Europe complex.

Petrol

There is a petrol station situated close to Carrefour Cite Europe. Prices at this petrol station are generally more favourable than in the UK. We always try to arrive at Cite Europe with a quarter of a tank of fuel, before filling up for the journey back to England. The petrol station is usually open between 09:00 and 20:30 Monday to Friday, and from 08:30 to 20:30 on Saturdays.

Tabacco

Please note that there is no tabac (for cigarettes) situated within Carrefour, or Cite Europe as a whole.

Misc

There are numerous cash machines dotted around the Cite Europe complex, although we recommend Pounds into Euros before you leave the United Kingdom. Travellers cheques may also be accepted, but we recommend Euro notes are used for the majority of purchases within Carrefour.

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