Berck-sur-Mer The Essential
The jewel of the Opal Coast, Berck is a family holiday seaside resort and a spa (renowned for the treatment of bone conditions and the after-effects of road accidents, due to the high iodine content of the air, which was why it was chosen, in the 19C, as the site for the first seaside hospital inaugurated by the Empress Eugénie). It is appreciated for its immense, safe beach of fine sand, about twelve kilometres long, extending up to the Canche estuary.
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