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Grand-Fort-Philippe tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grand-Fort-Philippe: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Fort-Philippe is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 78 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Grand-Fort-Philippe is 239 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Gravelines at 2 km and Esquelbecq at 26 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Grand-Fort-Philippe, 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 Grand-Fort-Philippe 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near Grand-Fort-Philippe

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

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

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