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Visit Essars: highlights and tourist information

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Essars 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 30 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Essars is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 22 km and Lille at 30 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Essars, 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 Essars 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 Essars


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)

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

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)

Geography and distances

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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