Sangatte tourism and travel guide

Photo of Sangatte in Pas-de-Calais

Visit Sangatte: highlights and tourist information

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Sangatte is situated in the Pas-de-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France 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 Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez at 4 km and Wissant at 9 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Sangatte, France: places to visit and attractions

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


Map of places to visit near Sangatte

Markets in and 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)

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

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!


  • Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (26km) [Map]

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

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

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (25km) [Map]

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (25km) [Map]

Sites of natural beauty

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

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (33km) [Map]
  • Grande-Synthe (40km) [Map]

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 as being close (less than 6 kilometres from Sangatte): Coquelles, Escalles, Frethun, Nielles-les-Calais, Peuplingues and Saint-Tricat.

This page in French: Visitez Sangatte