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Contes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Contes in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of The Jardin des Lianes at 11 km from Contes

Visit Contes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include The Jardin des Lianes at 11 km and Valloires abbey at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Contes, 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 Contes in Hauts-de-France.

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

The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 14 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 26 km (direction south-east), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
 
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Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west), in the Somme department

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage...

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 29 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide
Saint-Riquier

Saint-Riquier

at 30 km (direction south), in the Somme department

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine...

See Saint-Riquier guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 32 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le...

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a...

See The Bay of the Somme guide
Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme

at 34 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially...

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
Abbeville

Abbeville

at 35 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the Baie...

See Abbeville guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 40 km (direction east-north-east)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the...

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

Saint-Omer

at 43 km (direction north-east)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the...

See Saint-Omer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Contes

 
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Markets in and near Contes

  • Hesdin: market Thursday (6km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (17km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (26km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (26km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (26km)
  • Frevent: market Tuesday (27km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (28km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (31km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (31km)

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

Tourist attractions near Contes, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (6km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (45km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin des Lianes (11km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (12km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (26km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (28km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (34km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Hesdin (4km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (21km)
  • Baie d'Authie (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (30km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (35km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (35km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (39km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (23km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (23km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (25km)
  • Le Touquet (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Contes is in the north of France at 59 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Contes is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Contes

Canton: Hesdin

Arrondissement: Montreuil

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62990

Distance to Contes

from Arras (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 61 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 648 km

from Strasbourg: 464 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aubin-Saint-Vaast, Beaurainville, Bouin-Plumoison, Cavron-Saint-Martin, Gouy-Saint-Andre, Guisy, Hesdin, Hesmond, Huby-Saint-Leu, La Loge, Loison-sur-Crequoise, Marconne, Marconnelle, Maresquel-Ecquemicourt, Offin and Wambercourt.

This page in French: Visiter Contes

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