Bourbourg tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Gravelines at 7 km from Bourbourg

Visit Bourbourg: highlights and tourist information

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Bourbourg is situated in the Nord 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 Bourbourg in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gravelines at 7 km and Esquelbecq at 18 km.

Bourbourg, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 18 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 34 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 37 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 38 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Wissant guide


at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Wimereux guide


Seaside resort at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Le Touquet guide

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Markets in and near Bourbourg

Market days in Bourbourg: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (7km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (8km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (11km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (12km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Bergues: market Monday (16km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (18km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (22km)

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

Tourist attractions near Bourbourg, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (26km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (26km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (29km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (34km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (44km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (6km)
  • Grande-Synthe (11km)

Geography and distances

Bourbourg is in the north-east of France at 70 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Bourbourg is 232 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourbourg

Canton: Bourbourg

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59630

Distance to Bourbourg

from Lille (prefecture): 70 km

from Paris: 232 km

from Calais: 24 km

from Nice: 891 km

from Bordeaux: 710 km

from Strasbourg: 477 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Cappelle-Brouck, Craywick, Gravelines, Looberghe, Loon-Plage, Saint-Folquin, Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa, Saint-Pierre-Brouck and Sainte-Marie-Kerque.

This page in French: Visiter Bourbourg