Sangatte travel guide
Visit Sangatte: Highlights and Tourist Information
Note: The photo above was taken in Boulogne-sur-Mer at 26 km from Sangatte
Location: Sangatte is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department (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 and 7 km from the port at Calais).
Popular places to visit near Sangatte: these include Boulogne-sur-Mer at 26 km and Gravelines at 27 km. Cap Blanc-Nez / Cap Gris-Nez is a listed grand site of france at 4 km and Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) is a listed heritage site at 7 km. For more places to visit nearby and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.
Photos taken within 10 km
Selected places to visit and attractions near Sangatte, FranceSome places that we or our contributors have visited and reviewed and can recommend close to Sangatte
See France This Way travel guides for and Nord-Pas-de-Calais (the local department and region) for more travel ideas in the area of Sangatte.
Note that all distances from Sangatte shown above are direct and real driving distances will be greater.
Sangatte holidays and travel
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Markets near Sangatte
- Calais: market every Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (7km)
- Coulogne: market every Monday (10km)
- Ambleteuse: market every Wednesday (18km)
- Ardres: market every Thursday (19km)
- Audruicq: market every Wednesday (25km)
- Grand-Fort-Philippe: market every Monday (26km)
- Boulogne-sur-Mer: market every Wednesday (27km)
- Gravelines: market every Sunday & Friday (27km)
- Bourbourg: market every Tuesday (31km)
- Desvres: market every Tuesday (31km)
- Lumbres: market every Friday (37km)
- Grande-Synthe: market every Tuesday & Thursday (40km)
- Arques: market every Tuesday (45km)
Tourist attractions nearby
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 Sangatte map below.
Aquarium Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (26km)
Grand Site Of France Cap Blanc-Nez / Cap Gris-Nez (4km)
Heritage Site 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 Monument Column of the Grand Army (25km)
Recommended Detour Gravelines (27km)
Regional Natural Parc Caps et Marais d'Opale (25km)
Site Of Natural Beauty Cap Gris-Nez (15km)
Ville Fleurie 4* Boulogne-sur-Mer (27km); Loon-Plage (33km); Grande-Synthe (40km)
Map of places to visit near Sangatte & Location Information
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
* distances are direct not by road!
For driving distances to Sangatte from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.
This page in French: Visitez Sangatte