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Nielles-les-Calais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Nielles-les-Calais in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez at 9 km from Nielles-les-Calais

Visit Nielles-les-Calais: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez at 9 km and Wissant at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Nielles-les-Calais, 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 Nielles-les-Calais in Hauts-de-France.

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 9 km (direction west)

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified as Grand sites...

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 12 km (direction west)

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France which...

See Wissant guide


at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Wimereux guide


at 23 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide


Seaside resort at 25 km (direction south-west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 26 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 42 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 46 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 48 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide


at 49 km (direction south)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Nielles-les-Calais


Markets in and near Nielles-les-Calais

  • Coulogne: market Monday (4km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (5km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (12km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (22km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (23km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (27km)

Hotels near Nielles-les-Calais

More information about Nielles-les-Calais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Nielles-les-Calais, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (25km)
  • 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 Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (24km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (19km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Blanc-Nez (8km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (20km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (43km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (29km)
  • Grande-Synthe (36km)
  • Le Touquet (46km)

Geography and distances

Nielles-les-Calais is in the north of France at 96 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Nielles-les-Calais is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Nielles-les-Calais

Canton: Calais-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Calais

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62185

Distance to Nielles-les-Calais

from Arras (prefecture): 96 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 5 km

from Nice: 899 km

from Bordeaux: 698 km

from Strasbourg: 497 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Nielles-les-Calais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bonningues-les-Calais, Calais, Coquelles, Coulogne, Frethun, Hames-Boucres, Peuplingues, Saint-Tricat and Sangatte.

This page in French: Visiter Nielles-les-Calais

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