The Nord-Pas-de-Calais region is a very friendly region and this friendliness can be found in the pleasure of food and gastronomy. Friendliness also, in the many events that take place there regularly, like the famous Braderie de Lille. Its inhabitants are welcoming and property in the north is very affordable. Most of the houses for sale in Nord-Pas-de-Calais are in red or brown brick, whether in town or in the country. There are also country houses and farmhouses with enclosed courtyards. For relaxation and sport: the long sandy beaches of the Opal Coast with its special changing colors.