PRACTICAL INFORMATION

ACCESS / TRANSPORT

By car : A16 exit n°26 Etaples-Le Touquet-Paris-Plage. Be careful, the “pont rose” closes at 2pm on sunday.

By train : Trains from Paris and Lille arrive regularly at Etaples train station (10 min). Taxis and bus services are available from the train station.

On sunday, Keolis buses will drive you from the train station to Le Touquet  (lycée hôtelier) between 9am and 11:30am. Trip back from 4:30pm to 6:30pm. Price : 2,50€.

Where can I look the race ?

Free areas on Le Touquet and Stella Plage sea fronts are available. It is forbidden to go in the Dunes and to go on the beach between Stella Plage and Le Touquet-Paris-Plage

PRACTICAL INFORMATION

Each year, the “Fédération Française des Motards en Colère” organize its « Relais Motards Calmos » on the road to the Enduropale. Free services or at a biker price : awareness, mechanical workshop, cleaning of the visors, hot drinks, etc.

PAS DE CALAIS (62)
LE PARCQ
FFM organizing office : 62
Localisation : Salle l’Europarcquoise, departmental road 939. Le Parcq is 17,5 KM after Saint-Pol-sur-Ternoise and 48 KM before Le Touquet.
GPS coordinates : 2°6’2.851”E 50°22’43.30”N
Free services: cleaning of the visors, greasing of the chains , potential little repairs, checking of the wheels, food, coffee break.

SOMME (80)
FFMC organizing office : 80
Localisation : A16. Rest area “Aire de la Baie de Somme” on A16 motorway after Abbeville (80)
Free services : cleaning of the visors, greasing of the chains , potential little repairs, checking of the wheels, food, coffee break.
On SANEF motorway for free.

PARKING

A charged parking* of 4700 spaces is at your disposal at the airport on Saturday and Sunday (free buses will take you to the city centre from 8am to 8pm).

* parking not under surveillance open on saturday and sunday from 7am.

10 € by car and 30 € by bus for the day

The city is not responsible for theft and vandalism. Do not let anything visible your vehicle. Assure that it is well closed.

For camping-car

During the 3 days : an area is available at the Centre Nautique de la Baie de Canche

Price for 3 days : 40 €

Outside of this area, you will comit a violation and risk a fine. Information +33(0)3 21 05 51 09

It is forbidden to park Boulevard Thierry sabine, Boulevard Jules Pouget and Boulevard de la Plage.

For motorbikes

A parking is available on the sea front.

ACCOMODATION / RESTAURANTS

The tourist office is at your disposal to help you with the booking of your accommodation and for any information about Le Touquet-Paris-Plage :
Jardin des Arts
Avenue du Verger
62520 Le Touquet-Paris-Plage
+33 (0)3 21 06 72 00
+33 (0)3 21 06 72 19
http://www.letouquet.com
office-tourisme@letouquet.com

SAFETY / ENVIRONMENT

The access for the public, four-wheeler and motorbikes to the dunes is strictly forbidden.

Regarding the four-wheelers and motorbikes, any transgressor to this regulation will be forbidden to ride for two years. He also puts himself at risk of penal sanction.

Since 2006, the Enduropale avoids entirely the dunes, all the trials are on the beach.

This sport event is located near sensitive areas and sites « Natura 2000 ».
Some important studies were leaded on the evaluation of the impact by way of «Natura 2000 ». These studies ended there is no noteworthy negative effect.

The town of Le Touquet also proceeds, every year, in the form of a photo inventory, to an assessment of the efficiency of the measures taken to protect the site.

An assessment of the restoration of the “pannes humides”  is also provided to the file requesting the authorization and explains in details the works made by the municipal employees inside the natural area.

These operations are made in dialogue and under the control of the “Conservatoire Botanique National de Bailleul”.

All these measures lead the Regional Direction of the Environment, arrangement and accommodation (DREAL) to emit a positive decision to the organization of this sport trial.