Merris tourism and travel guide

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Visit Merris: highlights and tourist information

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Merris 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 30 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merris is 208 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Merris

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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