Located right by the Channel Tunnel, Cité Europe is an international shopping centre.
Both a seaside shopping centre and a must-see tourist stopover for those crossing the Channel, Cité Europe has about 170 shops, a Carrefour hypermarket, 12 movie theatres and an incomparable "Gourmet City" with about twenty restaurants.
Not to be missed for its shopping, its leisure or simply exploring, especially the many fashion boutiques, gift or furniture shops, and above all Gourmet City and its design, featuring mock typical facades, welcoming streets and squares that recreate the respective feel of the various European countries.
As part of the construction of Eurotunnel's French terminal, France Manche and Channel Tunnel Group asked Espace Expansion Company to build the Cité Europe Shopping Centre, which was inaugurated on March 21st, 1995.
Location and accessibility
From the Ferry: Take the A26/A16 motorway in the direction of Boulogne exit at junction 43 or 41 and follow signs for Cite Europe
From Eurotunnel: Cite Europe is located close to the tunnel. As you leave the terminal follow the signs for Cite Europe
Shopper Trafic/Catchment Area
Catchment area: 400,000 people from the surrounding area.
Shopper traffic: 7.0 million visitors annually.
CINEMAS GAUMONT, MANEGE BABY LOVE, QUAI 121 (bowling/billard)
Features mall architecture
Designed by architect Paul Andreu as a large arch of light spanned by an archway symbolising the tunnel, a truly gleaming signal within Eurotunnel's French terminal, Cité Europe provides relaxation through its well-lit areas, open to the sky, which make it a warm, welcoming and sparkling place.
The Gaumont Cineplex, featuring 12 theatres, one of which has a 20-metre screen, is the only one of its kind in the area. There are 4,200 parking spots, as well as 50 spots for tour buses, all of which are yours at no charge.