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Philippe Petit Fort Beach in Gravelines - France

Information on the Philippe Petit Fort Beach in Gravelines (France)


Description and location of the Philippe Petit Fort Beach in Gravelines (59820)

Map of Philippe Petit Fort Beach - Gravelines

Our opinion on the Philippe Petit Fort Beach

Adresse of the Philippe Petit Fort Beach : Av de la Mer 59820 Gravelines

Beach Petit Fort Philippe is one of the busiest beaches in the area of ​​Dunkirk. Its waterfront is very well equipped for families (children's games, changing areas for babies) and for people with reduced mobility (routes are marked on the floor in blue to indicate the areas of access to the beach). In the summer season, this beach is supervised.

The swimming area is located at the centre of Petit Fort Philippe. Near the beach, there are shops with restaurants and cafes.

On the southern part of the beach, there are beach-soccer fields and a nautical base.

North of the beach, you can practice sand yachting as well as kite-surfing and windsurfing.

To get to this beach from the centre of Gravelines follow signs for Petit Fort Philippe. There are several car parks. One at Boulevard de l’Est level (near the canal), another at the rue Victor Hugo (close to the area for sand yachting) and a last one on the road of Aquaculture for kite-surfing.

Characteristics of the Philippe Petit Fort Beach

Type of beach

  • Creek
  • Shade
  • Lawn
  • Pebbles
  • Sand
  • Cement

Equipment on the beach

  • Handicap accessible
  • Swimming pool
  • Kids Club
  • Shower
  • Mattress rental
  • Free parking
  • Payed parking
  • Paddle boats
  • Lifeguards in season
  • Restaurants
  • WC


  • Beach volleyball
  • Nautical Center
  • Sand Yachting
  • Nursery
  • Fishing
  • Nautical sports
  • Surfing
  • Scuba diving
  • Kitesurfing


  • Difficult access
  • Nude beach
  • Wild beach
  • Near city center


  • Barbecues permitted
  • Dogs allowed
  • Smoke-free beach

Photos of the Philippe Petit Fort Beach

Photo of Petit Fort Philippe beach in Gravelines in France

We are on the northern part of the beach of Gravelines Petit Fort Philippe. Beautiful view of the centre of the resort with its huge beach.

Beach in Gravelines - North of France
Seaside front of Petit Fort Philippe in France

On the waterfront, there are many activities in the summer season with entertainment on the waterfront for children and many games on the sand in the area near the city centre.

Huts on the Gravelines beach in France
Large beach of Petit Fort Philippe in France
Petit Fort Philippe beach - south part
Beach soccer in Gravelines
North beach of Petit Fort Philippe

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