Helfaut tourism and travel guide

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Visit Helfaut: highlights and tourist information

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Helfaut 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 59 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Helfaut is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Omer at 6 km and Aire-sur-la-Lys at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Helfaut, 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 Helfaut 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 Helfaut

Markets in and near Helfaut

  • Arques: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (9km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (13km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (18km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (22km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (22km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (22km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (25km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (27km)

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

Tourist attractions near Helfaut, France

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

Aquarium

  • Mareis (47km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (13km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (44km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (21km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (45km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (36km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (37km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (45km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (45km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (54km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (33km)
  • Grande-Synthe (36km)
  • Saint-Josse (48km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Helfaut

Canton: Arques

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62570

Distance to Helfaut

from Arras (prefecture): 59 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 39 km

from Nice: 865 km

from Bordeaux: 685 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arques, Blendecques, Clarques, Clety, Ecques, Esquerdes, Hallines, Herbelles, Heuringhem, Inghem, Leulinghem, Longuenesse, Pihem, Quiestede, Rebecques, Remilly-Wirquin, Saint-Omer, Setques, Tatinghem, Wisques and Wizernes.

This page in French: Visiter Helfaut