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Visit Merckeghem: highlights and tourist information

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Merckeghem is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 60 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merckeghem is 223 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 10 km and Saint-Omer at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Merckeghem, 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 Merckeghem 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near Merckeghem

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)

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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

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