Map of places to visit in Nord-pas-de-Calais

You can find details of some of the places we suggest you visit near Nord-pas-de-Calais below the map...

 
 

Aire-sur-la-Lys:

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the bailliage, an ornate renaissance style building built in 1600

Aire-sur-la-Lys guide

Arras:

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of Arras very appealing with little clue that most were rebuilt less than 100 years ago after WW1 damage

Arras guide

Arras Carriere Wellington:

Arras Carriere Wellington guide

Boulogne-sur-Mer:

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient streets are the highlight in Boulogne itself, while nearby there are plenty of good sandy beaches

Boulogne-sur-Mer guide

 
 

Cambrai:

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first ever tank batle, Cambrai is very interesting to explore with lots of historical monuments and a high quality museum

Cambrai guide

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez:

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified as Grand sites de France for their beauty.

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide

Esquelbecq:

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its Chateau and church, and visit an important war cemetery

Esquelbecq guide

Gravelines:

The principal attraction at Gravelines is the fortifications, built by the Spanish in the 16th century and reinforced by Vauban in the 17th century

Gravelines guide

Le Touquet:

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts in the region, with a lovely beach and wide range of facilties

Le Touquet guide

 
 

Les Jardins de Sericourt:

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt.

Les Jardins de Sericourt guide

Lille:

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an industrial town into one of the most rewarding cities in northern France to vist

Lille guide

Maroilles:

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the abbey complex that once stood here that form the main attraction in Maroilles

Maroilles guide

Montreuil:

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely to explore with lots of cobbled streets and shady squares to discover

Montreuil guide

Nausicaa:

Nausicaa is a large aquarium and sea life centre and one of the top tourist attractions of France

Nausicaa guide

Roubaix:

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large town of Roubaix has several sights of interest

Roubaix guide

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux:

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000 years, it is still the spa treatments that attract visitors to Saint-Amand-les-Eaux today

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide

Saint-Omer:

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to see houses built in the Flemish style typical of the region

Saint-Omer guide

The Jardin des Lianes:

A beautiful garden to visit

The Jardin des Lianes guide

Wimereux:

Wimereux is a seaside town with a fine selection of Belle Epoque villas

Wimereux guide

Wissant:

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France which is very popular for surfing and kitesurfing.

Wissant guide