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Wast tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Wast in Pas-de-Calais

Photo of Boulogne-sur-Mer at 13 km from Wast

Visit Wast: Highlights and Tourist Information

Wast is situated in the Pas-de-Calais (Nord-Pas-de-Calais region) in the north of France at 86 km from Arras, the department capital. (General information: Wast is 214 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Boulogne-sur-Mer at 13 km and Le Touquet at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Wast, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Wast. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.

photo of Boulogne-sur-Mer
Boulogne-sur-Mer 13km
photo of Le Touquet
Le Touquet 29km
photo of Montreuil
Montreuil 32km
photo of Saint-Omer
Saint-Omer 32km
photo of Gravelines
Gravelines 35km
photo of Aire-sur-la-Lys
Aire-sur-la-Lys 44km
photo of Esquelbecq
Esquelbecq 47km

Map of places to visit near Wast and location information

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More information about Wast & region

Nord-Pas-de-Calais (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Wast

Local markets

  • Desvres: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (17km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (21km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (23km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (29km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Wast, France

Below we show places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Wast and wondering what to do next! Positions of each of these attractions is shown on the map below.

aquarium Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (15km); Mareis (28km)

Grand sites of France Cap Blanc-Nez / Cap Gris-Nez (20km)

Heritage sites Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (14km); Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km); Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km); Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km); Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km); Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km); Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km); Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)

National Monuments Column of the Grand Army (13km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Montreuil (32km); Gravelines (35km); Bergues (51km)

Regional Natural Parcs Caps et Marais d'Opale (8km)

Churches or other religious monuments Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (31km)

Remarkable gardens Jardins de Valloires (45km)

Sites of natural beauty Dunes d'Écault (19km); Cap Gris-Nez (20km); Cap Blanc-Nez (20km); Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (25km); Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (26km); Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (34km); Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (34km); Forêt d'Hesdin (42km); Baie d'Authie (43km)

Amusement park / theme park Parc Bagatelle (38km)

Towns of Art and history Boulogne-sur-Mer (13km); Saint-Omer (32km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Le Touquet (29km); Saint-Josse (33km); Loon-Plage (40km); Grande-Synthe (46km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Wast

Canton: Desvres

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Postcode: 62142

Distance to Wast

from Arras (prefecture): 86 km

from Paris: 214 km

from Calais: 23 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 681 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Wast from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Le Wast): Alembon, Alincthun, Belle-et-Houllefort, Bellebrune, Bournonville, Boursin, Colembert, Conteville-les-Boulogne, Cremarest, Henneveux, Hermelinghen, Longueville, Nabringhen, Rety and Wierre-Effroy.

This page in French: Visitez Wast

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