Bray-Dunes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bray-Dunes in Nord

Photo is of Esquelbecq at 21 km from Bray-Dunes

Visit Bray-Dunes: highlights and tourist information

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Bray-Dunes 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 Bray-Dunes in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 21 km and Gravelines at 29 km.

Bray-Dunes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 29 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Cassel guide


at 40 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide


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

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 62 km (direction south-east)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an industrial town...

See Lille guide


at 63 km (direction east-south-east)

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large town of...

See Roubaix guide

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Map of places to visit near Bray-Dunes


Markets in and near Bray-Dunes

  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Bergues: market Monday (13km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (14km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (16km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (29km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (30km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (37km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (38km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (40km)

More information about Bray-Dunes, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Bray-Dunes, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (10km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (11km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (13km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (30km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (53km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (1km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (2km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (36km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (48km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (16km)
  • Loon-Plage (22km)
  • Tourcoing (59km)
  • Wasquehal (62km)

Geography and distances

Bray-Dunes is in the north-east of France at 62 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Bray-Dunes is 246 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bray-Dunes

Canton: Dunkerque-Est

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59123

Distance to Bray-Dunes

from Lille (prefecture): 62 km

from Paris: 246 km

from Calais: 48 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 730 km

from Strasbourg: 466 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bray-Dunes from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ghyvelde, Leffrinckoucke, Teteghem, Uxem and Zuydcoote.

This page in French: Visiter Bray-Dunes