Calais is a city in the Nord-Pas de Calais region of France, with the old town located on a man-made island bordered by canals and harbours, and the modern town lying to the south known as St-Pierre. Calais overlooks the strait of Dover and is the closest point on the French mainland to England, and is the binding factor for trade and tourism between France and England via the English Channel. Calais has a wonderful cultural heritage, great nightlife, French cuisine and the Belfries siege towers which are UNESCO World Heritage sites originally constructed to protect the town from invasions. Calais is a notable fishing port also famed for it's lace industry.

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