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Echinghen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Echinghen in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Boulogne-sur-Mer at 3 km from Echinghen

Visit Echinghen: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Boulogne-sur-Mer at 3 km and Nausicaa at 5 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Echinghen, 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 Echinghen in Hauts-de-France.

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



Seaside resort at 3 km (direction north-west)

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient...

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 5 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Wimereux guide


at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north...

See Wissant guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 25 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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...

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...

See Valloires abbey guide


Seaside resort at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 43 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 46 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

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...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 65 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Echinghen


Markets in and near Echinghen

  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (21km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (24km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (29km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (30km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (31km)

Hotels near Echinghen

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

Tourist attractions near Echinghen, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (3km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (5km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (19km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dunes d'Écault (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (17km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (18km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (35km)
  • Baie d'Authie (35km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (46km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Touquet (21km)
  • Saint-Josse (26km)
  • Loon-Plage (52km)

Geography and distances

Echinghen is in the north of France at 92 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Echinghen is 212 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Echinghen

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 Echinghen

from Arras (prefecture): 92 km

from Paris: 212 km

from Calais: 31 km

from Nice: 886 km

from Bordeaux: 673 km

from Strasbourg: 498 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Baincthun, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Carly, Condette, Conteville-les-Boulogne, Equihen-Plage, Hesdigneul-les-Boulogne, Hesdin-l'Abbe, Isques, La Capelle-les-Boulogne, Le Portel, Outreau, Pernes-les-Boulogne, Saint-Etienne-Au-Mont, Saint-Leonard and Saint-Martin-Boulogne.

This page in French: Visiter Echinghen

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