Heading for Asia with the kites of Berck-sur-Mer!

For its 37th edition, Berck-sur-Mer, the world capital of kites nestled on the Opal Coast, is planning for young and old, a magnificent journey in total immersion in the heart of the Asian continent. This year, heading to Asia! Represented by China, Thailand, India, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Bali. Kites of all kinds will soon adorn the sky of Berck-sur-Mer. Giant, poetic, multicolored, acrobatic, handmade, surprising flying creatures, there will be hundreds of them flying before your admiring eyes.

In 2024, Embarkation imminent: destination Asia!

The year 2024 marks the great return of the International Kite Meetings which will take place in Berck-sur-Mer from April 20 to 28, 2023. With a minimum of 500,000 visitors per edition, sometimes up to a million, it is This is the biggest free event in the region. For ten days, gigantic birds, giant octopuses and other surprising flying creatures will invade the skies of Berck-sur-Mer. The magical, magical and dreamlike universe of the International Kite Meetings of Berck-sur-Mer will undoubtedly seduce the youngest spectators. For this 36th edition, Thailand and Indonesia will be in the spotlight, the country delegations will be made up of fighting kite champions, dancers and artists. They will make you discover their customs and their worlds.

If the meeting is a popular event that attracts crowds, it nonetheless remains a global competition. 10 nations will compete in high-level team shows where precision, control and execution of figures are evaluated as much as the originality, complexity and rhythm of the performance, to hope to win the title of champion of the world.




8 days of entertainment and shows in the sky of Berck

Each day will be punctuated by choreographic ballets to music, presented by all the pilots. An exceptional novelty will also be there with a brand new international acrobatic kite competition "The world Kite Cup Berck-sur-Mer". The best pilots in the world, from 10 nations, will perform technical and artistic feats in order to win the title of acrobatic kite world champion.

Free activities, including construction workshops and initiations, will be accessible to children. An initiatory tour in Les Jardins d’Eole will be offered to you. Dedicated to learning sound, made from recycled materials and orchestrated by the God Aeolus. The public is invited to come and make a wish and then hang it on the mesh of the fishing net which stretches out over its entire length. At the end of the event, the latter will take flight to close this Berckois parenthesis.

Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs-Volants de Berck-sur-Mer
© Rencontres Internationales de Cerfs-Volants de Berck-sur-Mer

New meetings:

The Totems:

5 large 6-meter totems and 15 wind turbines will amaze you! Created by the Beauduciel team, they are made up of skateboard masts

veil and lycra fabrics in flamboyant colors. Nothing is lost ! Everything is transformed!


Octopus Flight:

Once again this year, the challenge will be launched to fly around forty octopuses simultaneously in the sky of Berck-sur-Mer, a world record which can only be beaten with excellent weather conditions. Germany, Holland, Italy, the R-Sky Event team as well as Yvonig Huet and his collaborators will try to beat this record.


Traditional entertainment:

Placed in the center of the Place de l'Entonnoir, strolls in outfits, an exhibition of kites under the Pavilion of the Continents, a calligraphy demonstration or even the traditional tea ceremony: the public will discover the habits and customs of the country where The practice of kite flying has its origins:

The Heroes' Village:

Children will be able to discover the Cartoon Village, a space where the stars of the biggest cartoons "Mario, Spiderman, Batman, Pinocchio, the Smurfs..." will be brought together. They will be able to pose with their heroes and immortalize this magical moment with a selfie !

RICV Berck sur mer-®AS Flament
RICV Berck sur mer-®AS Flament


To welcome you

Paid parking with access to water and draining is possible: Sterne car park (75 spaces) Chemin aux Raisons – Rates €10/24h or the Bois Magnier load shedding car park, drain tank, €10/24h high traffic area transformed into a motorhome area (250 spaces) – access via Rue de l’Impératrice – GPS coordinates: 50°24’41.8”N 1°36’15.2”E

Your campsite to attend the kite meetings in Berck

You can also stay at the campsites in Berck-sur-Mer. Camping Miny-Park ** offers pitches for caravans, tents and motor homes in a green setting. There are many facilities available. Just 150 m from the sea and a few kilometres from Le Touquet Paris-Plage, the Belle Dune campsite ***** opens its doors to you on a 20-hectare site. An exceptional water park awaits you, with 4 straight slides and a spiral slide at your disposal. Playgrounds for the little ones and multi-sports for the older ones, numerous activities are offered as well as a wellness area to relax. The campsite has 400 pitches and camper vans are welcome.

Find the list of the 10 campsites located in Berck and the 56 nearby.

Extend your camping stay

Don't hesitate to extend your camping stay in the Authie Bay, which has remained wild and natural, and attracts visitors in search of authenticity all year round. The most famous inhabitants of the bay are of course the colonies of grey seals and sea calves, which you can observe every day of the year. A town of history, it invites you to discover its two listed churches, its Musée de France and its collection of painters from the Berck school.

Take advantage of your stay to stroll through the markets and discover the quality and diversity of local products: mackerel, strawberries, beer, saltwort... Sit on the terrace, the restaurant owners and the breweries will awaken your taste buds with wild and iodised flavours, such as the Berck mussels. Come and enjoy moments of well-being with your partner or family for invigorating moments (sea outings, catamaran courses, sand yachts, paddle, coastal longevity...) or relaxing moments (lazing on the beach, building sandcastles...). To finish your stay in beauty, don't miss the sunset, a magical and ephemeral moment to share with your family or your loved ones.


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