Alquines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Alquines in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Saint-Omer at 19 km from Alquines

Visit Alquines: highlights and tourist information

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Alquines is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Alquines in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Omer at 19 km and Boulogne-sur-Mer at 27 km.

Alquines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 19 km (direction east)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to...

See Saint-Omer guide


Seaside resort at 27 km (direction west)

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient streets are the...

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 27 km (direction west)

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

See Wimereux guide


at 28 km (direction west)

Nausicaa is a large aquarium and sea life centre and one of...

See Nausicaa guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France which...

See Wissant guide
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified as Grand sites...

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 29 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

The principal attraction at Gravelines is the fortifications, built by the Spanish...

See Gravelines guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 35 km (direction south-west)

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely to...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its...

See Esquelbecq guide


at 35 km (direction east), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the...

See Cassel guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts...

See Le Touquet guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to...

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The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 48 km (direction south)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

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Markets in and near Alquines

  • Lumbres: market Friday (10km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (13km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (22km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (25km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (27km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (28km)

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

Tourist attractions near Alquines, France

What to do at Alquines? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Alquines.


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (26km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (6km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (35km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (21km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (30km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (30km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (34km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (39km)
  • Baie d'Authie (49km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (52km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (32km)
  • Le Touquet (37km)
  • Grande-Synthe (38km)
  • Saint-Josse (38km)

Geography and distances

Alquines is in the north of France at 75 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Alquines is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Alquines

Canton: Lumbres

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62850

Distance to Alquines

from Arras (prefecture): 75 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 25 km

from Nice: 878 km

from Bordeaux: 684 km

from Strasbourg: 478 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Alquines from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Affringues, Audrehem, Bainghen, Bayenghem-les-Seninghem, Bonningues-les-Ardres, Bouvelinghem, Clerques, Coulomby, Escoeuilles, Haut-Loquin, Hocquinghen, Journy, Licques, Quercamps, Quesques, Rebergues, Seninghem and Surques.

This page in French: Visiter Alquines