Baincthun tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baincthun in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Boulogne-sur-Mer at 5 km from Baincthun

Visit Baincthun: highlights and tourist information

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Baincthun 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 Baincthun in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Boulogne-sur-Mer at 5 km and Nausicaa at 7 km.

Baincthun, France: places to visit and attractions

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



Seaside resort at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 8 km (direction north-west)

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

See Wimereux guide


at 20 km (direction north-west)

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

See Wissant guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 24 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Somme department

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

See Valloires abbey guide


at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


Seaside resort at 42 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the most popular...

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 51 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 64 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide

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Map of places to visit near Baincthun


Markets in and near Baincthun

  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (17km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (27km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (28km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Baincthun, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dunes d'Écault (9km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (19km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (32km)
  • Baie d'Authie (36km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (43km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (32km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Touquet (22km)
  • Saint-Josse (27km)
  • Loon-Plage (49km)
  • Grande-Synthe (55km)

Geography and distances

Baincthun is in the north of France at 91 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Baincthun is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baincthun

Canton: Boulogne-sur-Mer-Sud

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62360

Distance to Baincthun

from Arras (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 29 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 674 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Belle-et-Houllefort, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Conteville-les-Boulogne, Echinghen, Hesdigneul-les-Boulogne, Hesdin-l'Abbe, Isques, La Capelle-les-Boulogne, Outreau, Pernes-les-Boulogne, Pittefaux, Questrecques, Saint-Etienne-Au-Mont, Saint-Leonard, Saint-Martin-Boulogne and Wirwignes.

This page in French: Visiter Baincthun