Dunkerque Dunkirk, Third Largest Port City and Popular Vacation Destination in France

Dunkerque or Dunkirk is a city in northern France, near the border with Belgium. this place located in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais, in Northern department. Most of the Dunkirk is created by sand dunes and thus the town got its name from old Flemish word which means “church in the dunes. ” This place is also one of family vacation destination in france.

The Dunkirk town lies on the coast of the North Sea known as the third largest French port city after the port in Marseille and Le Havre, in addition, Dunkerque is also known as the place of the traditional Mardi Gras Carnival, where the carnival participants use a masks and celebrates.

largest French port city
Mardi Gras Carnival in Dunkerque
Sandy Beach in Dunkerque Dunkirk