Merville tourism and travel guide

Photo of Merville in Nord

Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 18 km from Merville

Visit Merville: highlights and tourist information

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Merville 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 Merville in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 18 km and Cassel at 21 km.

Merville, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 18 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Lille

Lille

at 29 km (direction east)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an industrial town...

See Lille guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 30 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide
 
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Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

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Roubaix

Roubaix

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Arras

Arras

at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 41 km (direction south-south-east), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Douai

Douai

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Douai guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 45 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
Gravelines

Gravelines

at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gravelines guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 62 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

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

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Markets in and near Merville

  • Estaires: market Thursday (6km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (12km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (12km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (13km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (13km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (15km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (16km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (17km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (18km)

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Tourist attractions near Merville, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (18km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (30km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (41km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (21km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (37km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (37km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (50km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (50km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (52km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (29km)
  • Wasquehal (34km)
  • Tourcoing (37km)
  • Grande-Synthe (48km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (49km)
  • Loon-Plage (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (28km)
 
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Geography and distances

Merville is in the north-east of France at 29 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Merville is 200 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Merville

Canton: Merville

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59660

Distance to Merville

from Lille (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 200 km

from Calais: 65 km

from Nice: 846 km

from Bordeaux: 689 km

from Strasbourg: 433 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Calonne-sur-la-Lys, Estaires, La Gorgue, Le Doulieu, Lestrem, Neuf-Berquin, Robecq, Saint-Floris and Vieille-Chapelle.

This page in French: Visiter Merville