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Arques tourism and travel guide

Photo of Arques in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Saint-Omer at 3 km from Arques

Visit Arques: highlights and tourist information

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

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

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!

Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 3 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 13 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 15 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 19 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide
 
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Gravelines

Gravelines

at 30 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 46 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
Wissant

Wissant

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Wissant guide
Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 48 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Wimereux

Wimereux

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Wimereux guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Nausicaa

Nausicaa

at 50 km (direction west)

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

See Nausicaa guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 50 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 55 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide

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

Map of places to visit near Arques

 
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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)

Hotels near Arques

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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Arques is in the north of France at 60 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Arques is 209 kilometres from Paris).

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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