Haven of peace in the heart of Recques sur Hem

Staying in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region means escaping mass tourism. To stay authentic until the end, choose Recques sur Hem!

Recques sur Hem, a village that deserves to be known

When we think of vacations in the Nord-Pas-de-Calais, we often think of the Opal Coast. And when we think of the Opal Coast, it is almost always Etaples, Saint-Omer or Boulogne-sur-Mer. You have probably never heard of Recques sur Hem. This small village of 600 inhabitants is however a real nugget! Located in the regional natural park of the Opal Capes and Marshes, Recques sur Hem benefits from an ideal geographical situation. About 20 km from Saint-Omer and less than 30 km from Calais, the village is peaceful with its green spaces and its old monuments. Nature and culture coexist perfectly.

On one side, you will find wooded areas, gentle slopes and a calm river, the Hem. On the other hand, chapels, churches and old houses are a real invitation to escape from time. Recques sur Hem is a permanent journey, from sensation to sensation, from era to era. And if there is an establishment that characterizes this spirit, it is without hesitation the Château de Cocove. Converted into a hotel, it offers you rooms with all the comforts!

The Chateau de Cocove in the sweetness of Recques sur Hem

The Château de Cocove is today a prestigious 4 star hotel in Recques sur Hem. But above all, it is also a witness of the past and the history of the region. From the 22 rooms and the 3 pavilions, renovated in the traditional way, you can relive the past splendor of Recques sur Hem.

Dating from the 18th century, this imposing castle is nestled in the heart of an immense natural park of 11 hectares. No visible trace remains of the financial problems of the castle of Cocove at the end of the 18th century or of the German occupation during the Second World War. After restoration, everything is nothing but splendor. Designed by a King's advisor, this remarkable building knows how to coexist with modernity, as proven by its wi-fi connection and its flat screen televisions.

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