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Merris tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merris in Nord

Photo is of Cassel at 15 km from Merris

Visit Merris: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cassel at 15 km and Aire-sur-la-Lys at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Merris, 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 Merris in Hauts-de-France.

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

Cassel

Cassel

at 15 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 20 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 25 km (direction north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

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

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best...

See Saint-Omer guide
 
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Lille

Lille

at 30 km (direction east)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years...

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 37 km (direction east)

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of...

See Roubaix guide
Gravelines

Gravelines

at 48 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gravelines guide
Douai

Douai

at 48 km (direction south-east)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Arras

Arras

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

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

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

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

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

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Merris

 
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Markets in and near Merris

  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (8km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (9km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (16km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (17km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (21km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (21km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (21km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (22km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (23km)

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

Tourist attractions near Merris, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (6km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (21km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (58km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (30km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (15km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (34km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (36km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (63km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (37km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (53km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (31km)
  • Wasquehal (34km)
  • Tourcoing (35km)
  • Grande-Synthe (41km)
  • Loon-Plage (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Merris is in the north-east of France at 30 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merris is 208 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merris

Canton: Bailleul-Sud-Ouest

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59270

Distance to Merris

from Lille (prefecture): 30 km

from Paris: 208 km

from Calais: 62 km

from Nice: 854 km

from Bordeaux: 697 km

from Strasbourg: 436 km

Getting here

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

We have 10 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleul, Borre, Caestre, Fletre, Le Doulieu, Meteren, Pradelles, Saint-Jans-Cappel, Strazeele and Vieux-Berquin.

This page in French: Visiter Merris

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