Loon-Plage tourism and travel guide

Photo of Loon-Plage in Nord

Photo is of Gravelines at 6 km from Loon-Plage

Visit Loon-Plage: highlights and tourist information

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Loon-Plage is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Tourist classifications for Loon-Plage include "ville fleurie 4*".

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Loon-Plage in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Gravelines at 6 km and Esquelbecq at 19 km.

Loon-Plage, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 6 km (direction west)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its Chateau and...

See Esquelbecq guide


at 28 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 37 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified as Grand sites de France...

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 41 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France which is very...

See Wissant guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 49 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Wimereux is a seaside town with a fine selection of Belle Epoque villas...

See Wimereux guide


Seaside resort at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient streets are the highlight in...

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Nausicaa is a large aquarium and sea life centre and one of the top...

See Nausicaa guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Loon-Plage


Markets in and near Loon-Plage

  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (7km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (8km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (8km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Bergues: market Monday (15km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (23km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (25km)

More information about Loon-Plage, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Loon-Plage, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (6km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (51km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (29km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (22km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (34km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (36km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (47km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (58km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (7km)

Geography and distances

Loon-Plage is in the north-east of France at 71 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Loon-Plage is 238 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Loon-Plage

Canton: Gravelines

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59279

Distance to Loon-Plage

from Lille (prefecture): 71 km

from Paris: 238 km

from Calais: 26 km

from Nice: 895 km

from Bordeaux: 715 km

from Strasbourg: 479 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Loon-Plage from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 4 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bourbourg, Brouckerque, Craywick and Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa.

This page in French: Visiter Loon-Plage