Merlimont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Touquet at 6 km from Merlimont

Visit Merlimont: highlights and tourist information

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

Tourist classifications for Merlimont include "theme park".

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Touquet at 6 km and Montreuil-sur-Mer at 13 km.

Merlimont, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction )

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 13 km (direction east)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 13 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 19 km (direction east-south-east), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to...

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Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south), in the Somme department

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in Le Crotoy, and...

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 28 km (direction south), in the Somme department

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a wide natural habitat...

See The Bay of the Somme guide


Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 30 km (direction south)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 30 km (direction south), in the Somme department

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the region, especially the...

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide


at 34 km (direction south)

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

See Wimereux guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 36 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


at 41 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk cliffs of the...

See Ault guide


at 43 km (direction south-east), in the Somme department

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the Baie de...

See Abbeville guide


at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Somme department

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church,...

See Saint-Riquier guide

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Markets in and near Merlimont

  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (4km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (12km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (22km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (27km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (29km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (31km)

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

Tourist attractions near Merlimont, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (31km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (39km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Valloires (21km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (30km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (36km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie d'Authie (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (10km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (22km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (24km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (27km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (30km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (31km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (36km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (5km)
  • Le Touquet (6km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (33km)

Geography and distances

Merlimont is in the north of France at 87 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Merlimont is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merlimont

Canton: Montreuil

Arrondissement: Montreuil

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62155

Distance to Merlimont

from Arras (prefecture): 87 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 57 km

from Nice: 865 km

from Bordeaux: 646 km

from Strasbourg: 491 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airon-Notre-Dame, Airon-Saint-Vaast, Cucq, Etaples, Rang-du-Fliers, Saint-Aubin and Saint-Josse.

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