Aire-sur-la-Lys tourism and travel guide

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Visit Aire-sur-la-Lys: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: 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

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Aire-sur-la-Lys. For detailed visitor information see the Aire-sur-la-Lys travel guide.

Aire-sur-la-Lys is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 47 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Aire-sur-la-Lys is 198 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cassel at 19 km and Esquelbecq at 28 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Aire-sur-la-Lys, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Aire-sur-la-Lys in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Aire-sur-la-Lys

Markets in and near Aire-sur-la-Lys

Market days in Aire-sur-la-Lys: weekly market: Friday;

  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (0km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (6km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (10km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (15km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (17km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (18km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (20km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (21km)

More information about Aire-sur-la-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Aire-sur-la-Lys, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Aire-sur-la-Lys.

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (0km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (21km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (47km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (47km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (19km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (38km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (44km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (52km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (19km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (34km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (47km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (41km)
  • Loon-Plage (41km)
  • Grande-Synthe (42km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Aire-sur-la-Lys

Canton: Aire-sur-la-Lys

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62120

Distance to Aire-sur-la-Lys

from Arras (prefecture): 47 km

from Paris: 198 km

from Calais: 51 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 448 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Aire-sur-la-Lys from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blaringhem, Blessy, Boeseghem, Estree-Blanche, Ham-en-Artois, Isbergues, Lambres, Liettres, Linghem, Mametz, Mazinghem, Norrent-Fontes, Quernes, Quiestede, Rombly, Roquetoire, Steenbecque, Thiennes, Witternesse and Wittes.

This page in French: Visiter Aire-sur-la-Lys