Things to do in Grande-Synthe

New to Grande-Synthe? Here are the best things to do while you're there.

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Start with the Top Sights in Grande-Synthe

If you're in Grande-Synthe to see the sights, you can't miss any of these.

Bio-Topia Fort-Mardyck - Dunkerque

⭐️ 4.1 (2559)

Port Museum of Dunkirk

⭐️ 4.5 (1348)

Jardin Public de Grande-Synthe

⭐️ 4.4 (562)

Jacobsen Park

⭐️ 3.8 (231)

Duchesse Anne

⭐️ 4.6 (183)

Réserve naturelle régionale de Grande-Synthe

⭐️ 0.0 (0)

The top affordable restaurants in Grande-Synthe

Discover a variety of budget-friendly dining options in Grande-Synthe city, offering delicious cuisine without breaking the bank.

L'Edito Dunkirk

⭐️ 4.2 (3654)

Price Range: $$

Le Grand Morien

⭐️ 4 (2083)

Price Range: $$

Pizza Paï Grande-Synthe

⭐️ 4 (2036)

Price Range: $$

Restaurant Crocodile

⭐️ 4 (1951)

Price Range: $$

Buffalo Grill Grande Synthe

⭐️ 4 (1576)

Price Range: $$

La Cuisine Impériale

⭐️ 4.3 (1457)

Price Range: $$

L'Estaminet Flamand

⭐️ 4.3 (1032)

Price Range: $$


⭐️ 4.5 (721)

Price Range: $$

Bakery Marie Blachère

⭐️ 4 (640)

Price Range: $

Fleur de Sel

⭐️ 4.6 (629)

Price Range: $$

Le Puzzle

⭐️ 4.7 (572)

Price Range: $$

Checkout these incredible local experiences in Grande-Synthe

These are curated, high quality experiences in Grande-Synthe hosted by locals!

Premium framed sailing sailing

Discovery Food Tour of Dunkerque

Soap making workshop

End your night in some of the best bars in Grande-Synthe

Discover the most vibrant nightlife scenes in Grande-Synthe, curated exclusively for you.

Au Bureau Dunkerque

⭐️ 4.2 (1603)

Price Range: $$

Tchin Tchin

⭐️ 4.4 (920)

Price Range: $$

La Cave de Monsieur Guy / La Grange de Monsieur Guy

⭐️ 4.7 (901)

Price Range: $$

Wall Street Pub

⭐️ 4.3 (713)

Price Range: $$

Bommel Bar

⭐️ 4.1 (502)

Price Range: $$

Au Cochon Qui Rit

⭐️ 4.3 (488)

Price Range: $$

Little Havana

⭐️ 4.6 (446)

Price Range: $$

Aux Fils d'Odin

⭐️ 4.8 (272)

Price Range: $

Jolly Roger Bar Hôtel

⭐️ 4.6 (250)

Maison JOUVE Le Bar À Vin

⭐️ 4.9 (218)

Aux Maboules

⭐️ 4.2 (212)

Price Range: $$

Pick from the best places to stay in Grande-Synthe

If you're looking for some of the best hotels in Grande-Synthe you've come to the right place.

Appartement Comfort

#1 of 3 hotels in G...

Fasthotel Dunkerque

#2 of 3 hotels in G...

ibis budget Dunkerqu...

#3 of 3 hotels in G...

Looking for unforgettable fine-dining experiences in Grande-Synthe?

Hungry? We've got the best rated, the best of the best.

Princess Elizabeth

⭐️ 4.3 (1148)

Price Range: $$$

Frequently asked questions:

  1. Visit the Wild Bird Nature Reserve: Get the chance to observe many different species of wild birds, including cormorants, ducks, swans and geese, while taking a stroll through the protected nature reserve.
  2. Explore the Beaches at Malo-les-Bains: Enjoy beautiful beaches and seaside boardwalks, with plenty of cafes, restaurants and terraces where you can relax and enjoy the view.
  3. Green Week Festival: Attend the popular annual ‘Green Week’ festival, where you can discover local crafts and taste fantastic regional products.

The best time to visit Grande-Synthe is during the summer months from April to October, when temperatures are mild and days are warm and sunny. This is when outdoor activities in the city are at their most enjoyable, with many public parks and gardens welcoming visitors during this time. The city also holds various festivals and events throughout the summer, offering more opportunities to explore and experience the local culture.

Grande-Synthe is one of the most beautiful cities in France and is full of activities and sights to explore. Spending two or three days there is ideal to appreciate all the city has to offer, from taking a stroll along the shore of Grande-Synthe Marina to visiting the 12th century grand cathedral and the picturesque local park. Whether it’s food, culture, or nature, there’s something for everyone in Grande-Synthe.

Grande-Synthe is an excellent city to explore using public transportation. The NF2 bus goes directly to the city center and provides access to the larger Nord-Pas-de-Calais region. For exploring Grand-Synthe by bike, safe cycling paths are available throughout the city. Besides, cyclists can make use of The Pilgrim cycling route extension which connects to neighbouring towns and villages. Lastly, car hire is an option as well. There are numerous car rental companies situated in the city center and nearby.

Grande-Synthe is a perfect destination for family vacations! With a variety of attractions and activities suitable for children, there is something for everyone. You can explore the biodiversity of La Discothèque Aquatique, go sailing in the canals and fishing in the lakes, or enjoy some family fun at Grimp'in Trees, an adventure park with zip lines, climbing walls, an assault course, and more. For more laid-back activities, you can visit the local park to play, take a peaceful nature hike, or rent a bike and tour around.

We've actually curated a complete list of the best bars in Grande-Synthe. To start off we'd have to mention Wall Street Pub, Tchin Tchin, Bommel Bar. Check out our page on the best bars in Grande-Synthe.

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