Escalles tourism and travel guide

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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

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


  • Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (22km)
  • Mareis (45km)

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