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Escalles tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez at 1 km from Escalles

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Visit Escalles: highlights and tourist information

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Escalles is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 103 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Escalles is 234 kilometres from Paris).

Attractions in Escalles

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez at 1 km and Wissant at 5 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Escalles, 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 Escalles in Hauts-de-France.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Escalles


Markets in and near Escalles

  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (11km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (12km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (20km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (29km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (30km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (34km)

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

Tourist attractions near Escalles, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (11km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (21km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (24km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Blanc-Nez (1km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (27km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (37km)
  • Grande-Synthe (43km)
  • Le Touquet (45km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Escalles

Canton: Calais-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Calais

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62179

Distance to Escalles

from Arras (prefecture): 103 km

from Paris: 234 km

from Calais: 11 km

from Nice: 904 km

from Bordeaux: 697 km

from Strasbourg: 505 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonningues-les-Calais, Hervelinghen, Peuplingues, Saint-Inglevert, Sangatte, Tardinghen and Wissant.

This page in French: Visiter Escalles

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