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Visit Arques: highlights and tourist information

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Arques 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 60 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Arques is 209 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Omer at 3 km and Aire-sur-la-Lys at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Arques, 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 Arques 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 Arques


Markets in and near Arques

Market days in Arques: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Arques: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (13km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (13km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (18km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (18km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (23km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (26km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (27km)

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

Tourist attractions near Arques, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (13km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (28km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (15km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (55km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (34km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (40km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (41km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (43km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (29km)
  • Grande-Synthe (31km)
  • Saint-Josse (54km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Arques

Canton: Arques

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62510

Distance to Arques

from Arras (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 209 km

from Calais: 39 km

from Nice: 867 km

from Bordeaux: 690 km

from Strasbourg: 459 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Blendecques, Campagne-les-Wardrecques, Clairmarais, Helfaut, Heuringhem, Longuenesse, Nieurlet, Pihem, Racquinghem, Renescure, Saint-Martin-Au-Laert, Saint-Omer, Salperwick, Wardrecques and Wizernes.

This page in French: Visiter Arques

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