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La Gorgue tourism and travel guide

Photo of La Gorgue in Nord

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

Visit La Gorgue: highlights and tourist information

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La Gorgue is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 22 km and Cassel at 24 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

La Gorgue, 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 La Gorgue in Hauts-de-France.

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), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 24 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Lille

Lille

at 25 km (direction east)

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

See Lille guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 34 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide
 
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Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Douai

Douai

at 40 km (direction south-east)

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

See Douai guide
Arras

Arras

at 40 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 40 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

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

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Gravelines

Gravelines

at 56 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gravelines guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 64 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near La Gorgue

 
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Markets in and near La Gorgue

  • Estaires: market Thursday (2km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (13km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (13km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (13km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (14km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (15km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (17km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (18km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (20km)

Hotels near La Gorgue

More information about La Gorgue, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near La Gorgue, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (11km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (13km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (14km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (40km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (56km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (25km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (24km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (32km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (34km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (25km)
  • Wasquehal (30km)
  • Tourcoing (33km)
  • Grande-Synthe (51km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (51km)
  • Loon-Plage (52km)
  • Mastaing (56km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (24km)
 
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Geography and distances

La Gorgue is in the north-east of France at 25 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: La Gorgue is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: La Gorgue

Canton: Merville

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59253

Distance to La Gorgue

from Lille (prefecture): 25 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 69 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 690 km

from Strasbourg: 429 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Estaires, Laventie, Le Doulieu, Lestrem, Merville, Neuf-Berquin, Neuve-Chapelle, Sailly-sur-la-Lys and Vieille-Chapelle.

This page in French: Visiter La Gorgue

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