Sangatte travel guide
Visit Sangatte: Highlights and Tourist Information
Location: 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).
Note: The photo above was taken in Boulogne-sur-Mer at 26 km from Sangatte
Photos taken within 10 km
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What to do? Selected places to visit and attractions close by
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.
See France This Way travel guides for Nord-Pas-de-Calais (this region) for more travel ideas in the area of Sangatte.
Holidays and travel
If you are planning a visit we suggest you see our hotel search (from a leading hotel agent and with a great selection of hotels and a best price promise).
For a longer visit popular choices include holiday apartments - we suggest holiday villages in France
Markets near Sangatte
- 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)
- Lumbres: market Friday (37km)
- Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (40km)
- Arques: market Tuesday (45km)
Map of places to visit near Sangatte and location information
Tourist attractions to visit
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)
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)
Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie) Loon-Plage (33km); Grande-Synthe (40km)
Distance to Sangatte
from Arras (local prefecture): 103 km
from Paris: 236 km
from Calais: 7 km
from Nice: 906 km
from Bordeaux: 701 km
from Strasbourg: 504 km
For driving distances to Sangatte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sangatte