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Le Portel tourism and travel guide

Photo of Le Portel in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Nausicaa at 3 km from Le Portel

Visit Le Portel: highlights and tourist information

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Le Portel is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Nausicaa at 3 km and Boulogne-sur-Mer at 4 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Le Portel, 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 Le Portel in Hauts-de-France.

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



at 3 km (direction north-east)

Nausicaa is a large aquarium and sea life centre and one...

See Nausicaa guide


Seaside resort at 4 km (direction east-north-east)

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient...

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 8 km (direction north-north-east)

Wimereux is a seaside town with a fine selection of...

See Wimereux guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 21 km (direction south)

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of...

See Le Touquet guide


at 21 km (direction north-north-east)

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of...

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified as...

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 30 km (direction south-east)

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely to...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 40 km (direction south), in the Somme department

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the...

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 42 km (direction south-south-east), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide


at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 50 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 54 km (direction south-east)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Le Portel


Markets in and near Le Portel

  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (16km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (33km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (33km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (33km)

More information about Le Portel, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Le Portel, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (4km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (5km)

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) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dunes d'Écault (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (17km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (18km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (26km)
  • Baie d'Authie (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (40km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (48km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (31km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)


Geography and distances

Le Portel is in the north of France at 97 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Le Portel is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Le Portel

Canton: Portel

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62480

Distance to Le Portel

from Arras (prefecture): 97 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 34 km

from Nice: 889 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 503 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Boulogne-sur-Mer, Condette, Echinghen, Equihen-Plage, Isques, Outreau, Saint-Etienne-Au-Mont, Saint-Leonard and Saint-Martin-Boulogne.

This page in French: Visiter Le Portel

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