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Ames tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ames in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 11 km from Ames

Visit Ames: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 11 km (direction north-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 28 km (direction south-south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Cassel

Cassel

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

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

See Cassel guide
 
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The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 37 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Arras

Arras

at 38 km (direction south-east)

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses...

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 39 km (direction south-east)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Lille

Lille

at 47 km (direction east), in the Nord department

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has...

See Lille guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 47 km (direction west)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide
Douai

Douai

at 51 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Gravelines

Gravelines

at 53 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide

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

Map of places to visit near Ames

 
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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

What to do at Ames? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Ames is in the north of France at 38 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Ames is 188 kilometres from Paris).

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

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