Ames tourism and travel guide

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Visit Ames: highlights and tourist information

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Ames 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 38 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Ames is 188 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 11 km and Saint-Omer at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Ames, 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 Ames 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 Ames

Markets in and near Ames

  • Lillers: market Saturday (5km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (5km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (8km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (8km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (9km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (11km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (16km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (19km)

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

Tourist attractions near Ames, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Ames.

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (11km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (38km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (28km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (29km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (44km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (28km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (33km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (47km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Boubers-sur-Canche (31km)
  • Wattignies (45km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (46km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Ames

Canton: Auchel

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62190

Distance to Ames

from Arras (prefecture): 38 km

from Paris: 188 km

from Calais: 60 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 673 km

from Strasbourg: 442 km

Getting here

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

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amettes, Auchel, Auchy-Au-Bois, Aumerval, Bailleul-les-Pernes, Bourecq, Burbure, Ecquedecques, Ferfay, Floringhem, Fontaine-les-Hermans, Ham-en-Artois, Lespesses, Lieres, Ligny-les-Aire, Lillers, Linghem, Lozinghem, Nedon, Nedonchel, Norrent-Fontes, Rely, Saint-Hilaire-Cottes and Westrehem.

This page in French: Visiter Ames