Essars tourism and travel guide

Photo of Essars in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 22 km from Essars

Visit Essars: highlights and tourist information

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

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Essars in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 22 km and Lille at 30 km.

Essars, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 22 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Lille

Lille

at 30 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an...

See Lille guide
Arras

Arras

at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
Cassel

Cassel

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

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

See Cassel guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 31 km (direction south-south-east)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Douai

Douai

at 35 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 37 km (direction south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large...

See Roubaix guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 41 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 52 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 59 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide
Gravelines

Gravelines

at 62 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide

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Markets in and near Essars

  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (3km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (3km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (10km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (11km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (11km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (12km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (12km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (13km)

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Tourist attractions near Essars, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (31km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (37km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (38km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (42km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (52km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (55km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (28km)
  • Wasquehal (35km)
  • Tourcoing (40km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Essars is in the north of France at 30 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Essars is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Essars

Canton: Béthune-Est

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62400

Distance to Essars

from Arras (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 73 km

from Nice: 837 km

from Bordeaux: 680 km

from Strasbourg: 426 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annequin, Annezin, Bethune, Beuvry, Cambrin, Cuinchy, Festubert, Fouquereuil, Fouquieres-les-Bethune, Gosnay, Hesdigneul-les-Bethune, Hinges, La Couture, Labourse, Locon, Mont-Bernanchon, Oblinghem, Richebourg, Sailly-Labourse, Vaudricourt, Vendin-les-Bethune, Verquin and Vieille-Chapelle.

This page in French: Visiter Essars

 
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