Licques tourism and travel guide

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Visit Licques: highlights and tourist information

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Licques 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 81 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Licques is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Wissant at 22 km and Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez at 22 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Licques, 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 Licques 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 Licques

Markets in and near Licques

  • Ardres: market Thursday (8km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (15km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (16km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (16km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (19km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (23km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (26km)

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

Tourist attractions near Licques, France

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


  • Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (25km)
  • Mareis (37km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (23km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (5km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (39km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (18km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (25km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (26km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (35km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (44km)
  • Baie d'Authie (51km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (51km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (52km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (31km)
  • Grande-Synthe (37km)
  • Le Touquet (38km)
  • Saint-Josse (40km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Licques

Canton: Guînes

Arrondissement: Calais

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62850

Distance to Licques

from Arras (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 19 km

from Nice: 884 km

from Bordeaux: 687 km

from Strasbourg: 484 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alembon, Alquines, Audrehem, Bainghen, Bonningues-les-Ardres, Bouquehault, Campagne-les-Guines, Clerques, Haut-Loquin, Herbinghen, Hermelinghen, Hocquinghen, Journy, Landrethun-les-Ardres, Longueville, Louches, Nabringhen, Rebergues, Rodelinghem, Sanghen and Surques.

This page in French: Visiter Licques