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Sangatte tourism, attractions and travel guide

Photo of Sangatte in Pas-de-Calais

Photo of Boulogne-sur-Mer at 26 km from Sangatte

Visit Sangatte: Highlights and Tourist Information

Sangatte is situated in the Pas-de-Calais (Nord-Pas-de-Calais region) in the north of France at 103 km from Arras, the department capital. (General information: Sangatte is 236 km from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gravelines at 27 km and Saint-Omer at 42 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Sangatte, France: places to visit, tourism and attractions

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

photo of Boulogne-sur-Mer
Boulogne-sur-Mer 26km
photo of Gravelines
Gravelines 27km
photo of Saint-Omer
Saint-Omer 42km

Map of places to visit near Sangatte and location information

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More information about Sangatte & region

Nord-Pas-de-Calais (surrounding region)

Driving distances & route maps

Markets in and near Sangatte

Local markets

  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (10km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (19km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (26km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (31km)

Tourist attractions to visit near Sangatte, 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 Sangatte 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 (26km)

Grand sites of France Cap Blanc-Nez / Cap Gris-Nez (4km)

Heritage sites Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km); Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km); Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km); Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km); Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)

National Monuments Column of the Grand Army (25km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour) Gravelines (27km)

Regional Natural Parcs Caps et Marais d'Opale (25km)

Sites of natural beauty Cap Blanc-Nez (4km); Cap Gris-Nez (15km); Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (23km); Dunes d'Écault (34km); Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (40km); Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (42km); Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (45km)

Towns of Art and history Boulogne-sur-Mer (26km); Saint-Omer (42km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Loon-Plage (33km); Grande-Synthe (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Sangatte

Canton: Calais-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Calais

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Postcode: 62231

Distance to Sangatte

from Arras (prefecture): 103 km

from Paris: 236 km

from Calais: 7 km

from Nice: 906 km

from Bordeaux: 701 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

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

We have 6 other places listed nearby (within 6 kilometres of Sangatte): Coquelles, Escalles, Frethun, Nielles-les-Calais, Peuplingues and Saint-Tricat.

This page in French: Visitez Sangatte

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