Grand-Fort-Philippe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grand-Fort-Philippe in Nord

Photo is of Gravelines at 2 km from Grand-Fort-Philippe

Visit Grand-Fort-Philippe: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Fort-Philippe is situated in the Nord 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 Grand-Fort-Philippe in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gravelines at 2 km and Esquelbecq at 26 km.

Grand-Fort-Philippe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 26 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 29 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 30 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France which is very...

See Wissant guide


at 34 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cassel guide


at 43 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Wimereux guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


Seaside resort at 46 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Nausicaa is a large aquarium and sea life centre and one of the top...

See Nausicaa guide

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Markets in and near Grand-Fort-Philippe

Market days in Grand-Fort-Philippe: weekly market: Monday;

  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (0km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (2km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (14km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (16km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (17km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (18km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (18km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (20km)

More information about Grand-Fort-Philippe, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Grand-Fort-Philippe, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (2km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (34km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (3km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (27km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (29km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (34km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (39km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (53km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (8km)
  • Grande-Synthe (14km)

Geography and distances

Grand-Fort-Philippe is in the north-east of France at 78 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Grand-Fort-Philippe is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grand-Fort-Philippe

Canton: Gravelines

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59153

Distance to Grand-Fort-Philippe

from Lille (prefecture): 78 km

from Paris: 239 km

from Calais: 18 km

from Nice: 899 km

from Bordeaux: 713 km

from Strasbourg: 485 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Grand-Fort-Philippe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Gravelines, Oye-Plage, Saint-Folquin and Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa.

This page in French: Visiter Grand-Fort-Philippe