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Gravelines in the webcam, formed in the 12th century, is a city in the Hauts-de-France region, located at the mouth of the Aa River.
The live broadcast is conducted near the city square (Place Charles Valentin) with the modern bronze statues on its territory.
An interesting attraction of Gravelines in the online camera is the Gravelines Belfry – one of the 56 bell towers in Belgium and France, included in the UNESCO World Heritage List in recognition of its architecture and importance in history.
One of the popular entertainments in the city, where the online broadcast is conducted from, is boat rides around the ramparts. In addition, tourists love to walk along the marina, opening hiking trails to explore the territory in a web camera.
The beaches of Gravelines are also of interest to travelers, for example: Biblio Beach, Cyber Beach.
Unusual is an excursion to the Bourbourg prison of the 16th century, a classified historical monument called “Visit of Bourbourg”.
The bright dominant of Gravelines, whose center you see online, is the sculptural ensemble “Chorus of Light”.
In the church of Saint-Jean-Baptiste, the carillon sounds again. Including 50 bells, the instrument comes to life automatically. Today it is one of the most beautiful chimes in the world.
Along the canal of the Aa River in Gravelines, where the online broadcast comes from, there are museums of the sea and rescue. Numerous exhibits tell about the daily life of sailors in the 19th and 20th centuries.
Hauts de France
Hauts-de-France (“Upper France”), where the city with a webcam is located – the northernmost region of France, created as a result of the territorial reform in 2014 after the merger of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais and Picardy. Its capital is Lille.
Hauts-de-France online is a unique and hospitable region that combines a rich natural, cultural and historical heritage. The region is attracted by the walking trails of the reserves of Avesnois, Cap-et-Mare-d’Opale, Scarpe-Escaut and Oise-Pays-de-France, long sandy beaches, picturesque fishing villages and the famous resorts of the Côte d’Opale and Picardy.
The famous Baie de Somme, listed among the most beautiful bays in the world, is famous for its variety of bird species and an excellent opportunity to get acquainted with the life of seals.
In the Hauts-de-France region, shown in the online camera, there are many interesting sights, for example: such cities of art and history as Boulogne-sur-Mer, Cambrai, Laon, Lille and Roubaix with majestic bell towers listed as UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Worthy of attention: the picturesque town of Senlis, the castles of the cities of Chantilly, Compiègne and Pierrefonds, the famous Gothic cathedrals of the cities of Amiens and Beauvais, the magnificent medieval town Coucy-le-Château-Auffrique, the fortified churches of the Thiérache region, the cozy town of Berg.
The climate of Hauts-de-France in the webcam is mostly oceanic, but still varies depending on the season and terrain: heights, plains and valleys, protected or open slopes, proximity or distance from the coast, and so on. So, off the coast of the English Channel and the North Sea, the oceanic character of the climate prevails. Winters in the region are quite mild and with little snow, while summers are cool. The weather often changes due to strong winds. Farther from the coast, the climate gradually becomes continental: the winds are much less, and the number of frosty and snowy days in winter increases.
Weather forecast in Gravelines for 7 days is available on our website online.