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There is more than enough options for public transport in and around the region, with train and bus services running regularly and taxis are readily available from the official ranks within the town. Getting around Boulogne itself is relatively easy. Signs and directions are easy to follow and the town has a number of public parking places, so you should be able to find one near to your chosen destination. Just make sure you remember that the French driver is usually on the left hand side of the car, so it may be necessary to collect tickets or pay for parking from the passenger side of your car. Once in Boulogne, it is more than possible to walk anywhere that you want to go. Some areas are pedestrianised or very narrow and steep so you may find these easier to navigate on foot or perhaps you will fancy taking the opportunity to hire a bike to get around on.
Ways to get around in Boulogne
Bus: A company called 'Transports en Commun Region Boulonnaise' run the locally operated bus service, while BCD Autobus operates the service that runs between the larger towns, i.e. Calais and Dunkirk.
Taxi: There are a number of taxi firms that are based in Boulogne and you are allowed to actually flag them down in the street or collect at one of the designated ranks around the town.
Train: The station can be found in Boulevard Voltaire and provides services to other local destinations in the region, or further afield if required. This includes services aboard the high-speed TGV.
Bicycle: You can hire bikes from a company called 'Veloc Opale' in Boulogne.
Car Parking: There are a large number of car parks in Boulogne of varying sizes. About half are free, and half charge, so make sure you check which you are in before leaving your car.
Horse-drawn Cart: At the Boulonnais Nature Park you can take a ride on a cart drawn by the famous Boulonnaise horses, through peaceful countryside and along the spectacular coastline.
Tour of Capécure: The chamber of commerce can organise a tour around he commercial fishing port where all the fish is processed and auctioned. This is a fascinating visit and you can also buy some fish of your own to take away.