Merville tourism and travel guide

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Visit Merville: highlights and tourist information

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Merville is situated in the Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 29 km from Lille, the department capital. (General information: Merville is 200 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 18 km and Lille at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merville, France: places to visit and attractions

Some places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend when sightseeing close to Merville in Hauts-de-France. Note that all distances shown are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater.


Map of places to visit near Merville

Markets in and near Merville

  • Estaires: market Thursday (6km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (12km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (13km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (13km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (15km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (16km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (17km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (18km)

More information about Merville, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions to visit near Merville, 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 Merville and wondering what to do next!

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km) [Map]
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km) [Map]
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km) [Map]
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km) [Map]
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km) [Map]
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km) [Map]
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km) [Map]
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (41km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km) [Map]
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km) [Map]
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km) [Map]
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km) [Map]
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (29km) [Map]

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (21km) [Map]
  • Le parc Barbieux (37km) [Map]
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (37km) [Map]
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km) [Map]
  • Le jardin des Lianes (56km) [Map]

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (17km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (29km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (30km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (36km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (41km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (50km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (50km) [Map]
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (52km) [Map]
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (57km) [Map]

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (29km) [Map]
  • Wasquehal (34km) [Map]
  • Tourcoing (37km) [Map]
  • Grande-Synthe (48km) [Map]
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (49km) [Map]
  • Loon-Plage (49km) [Map]

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (28km) [Map]

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Merville

Canton: Merville

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Postcode: 59660

Distance to Merville

from Lille (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 65 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 689 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Merville): Calonne-sur-la-Lys, Estaires, La Gorgue, Le Doulieu, Lestrem, Neuf-Berquin, Robecq, Saint-Floris and Vieille-Chapelle.

This page in French: Visitez Merville