Cappelle-la-Grande tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cappelle-la-Grande in Nord

Photo is of Esquelbecq at 13 km from Cappelle-la-Grande

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Cappelle-la-Grande 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 Cappelle-la-Grande in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 13 km and Gravelines at 17 km.

Cappelle-la-Grande, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 13 km (direction south-south-east)

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

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at 17 km (direction west)

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

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at 24 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cassel guide


at 29 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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at 40 km (direction south), 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
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 47 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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at 51 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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at 63 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lille guide

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Markets in and near Cappelle-la-Grande

  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (3km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (4km)
  • Bergues: market Monday (6km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (17km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (18km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Cappelle-la-Grande, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (4km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (4km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (6km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (13km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (38km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (4km)
  • Loon-Plage (10km)

Geography and distances

Cappelle-la-Grande is in the north-east of France at 63 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Cappelle-la-Grande is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cappelle-la-Grande

Canton: Dunkerque-Ouest

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59180

Distance to Cappelle-la-Grande

from Lille (prefecture): 63 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 36 km

from Nice: 891 km

from Bordeaux: 719 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Cappelle-la-Grande from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armbouts-Cappel, Bergues, Bierne, Brouckerque, Coudekerque, Coudekerque-Branche, Dunkerque, Fort-Mardyck, Grande-Synthe, Hoymille, Leffrinckoucke, Saint-Pol-sur-Mer, Spycker, Steene and Teteghem.

This page in French: Visiter Cappelle-la-Grande