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Elnes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Elnes in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Saint-Omer at 11 km from Elnes

Visit Elnes: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Omer at 11 km and Aire-sur-la-Lys at 19 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Elnes, 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 Elnes in Hauts-de-France.

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

Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 11 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 19 km (direction east)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 28 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 31 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide
 
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Gravelines

Gravelines

at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 37 km (direction west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide
Wimereux

Wimereux

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Wimereux guide
Nausicaa

Nausicaa

at 38 km (direction west)

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

See Nausicaa guide
Wissant

Wissant

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 42 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 44 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Valloires abbey guide

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

Map of places to visit near Elnes

 
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Markets in and near Elnes

  • Lumbres: market Friday (3km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (19km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (19km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (21km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (22km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (25km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (28km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Elnes, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (63km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (37km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (17km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (28km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (42km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (44km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (1km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (15km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (36km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (39km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (40km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (43km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (50km)
  • Baie d'Authie (51km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (35km)
  • Grande-Synthe (39km)
  • Saint-Josse (41km)
  • Le Touquet (42km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (45km)
 
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Geography and distances

Elnes is in the north of France at 64 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Elnes is 204 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Elnes

Canton: Lumbres

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62380

Distance to Elnes

from Arras (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 204 km

from Calais: 35 km

from Nice: 868 km

from Bordeaux: 681 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acquin-Westbecourt, Affringues, Bayenghem-les-Seninghem, Clety, Dohem, Esquerdes, Hallines, Leulinghem, Lumbres, Ouve-Wirquin, Pihem, Quelmes, Remilly-Wirquin, Setques, Wavrans-sur-l'Aa, Wismes and Wisques.

This page in French: Visiter Elnes

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