Merckeghem tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merckeghem in Nord

Photo is of Esquelbecq at 10 km from Merckeghem

Visit Merckeghem: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 10 km and Saint-Omer at 13 km.

Merckeghem, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 10 km (direction east)

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

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Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 13 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Cassel

Cassel

at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

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Gravelines

Gravelines

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

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Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 26 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...

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Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 42 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...

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Wissant

Wissant

at 44 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Wimereux

Wimereux

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

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

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Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 50 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...

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Nausicaa

Nausicaa

at 51 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 58 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 62 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Upmarket Le Touquet is probably the most popular of the coastal resorts in the...

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Markets in and near Merckeghem

  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Bergues: market Monday (15km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (17km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (17km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (18km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (20km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Merckeghem, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (57km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (15km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (22km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (28km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (41km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (16km)
  • Grande-Synthe (17km)
  • Saint-Josse (62km)
 
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Geography and distances

Merckeghem is in the north-east of France at 60 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merckeghem is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merckeghem

Canton: Wormhout

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59470

Distance to Merckeghem

from Lille (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 223 km

from Calais: 32 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 703 km

from Strasbourg: 467 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bollezeele, Broxeele, Cappelle-Brouck, Drincham, Eringhem, Lederzeele, Millam, Rubrouck, Volckerinckhove, Watten and Wulverdinghe.

This page in French: Visiter Merckeghem