Oost-Cappel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Esquelbecq at 12 km from Oost-Cappel

Visit Oost-Cappel: highlights and tourist information

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Oost-Cappel 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 Oost-Cappel in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 12 km and Cassel at 16 km.

Oost-Cappel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-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


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 35 km (direction south-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


at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roubaix guide

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Markets in and near Oost-Cappel

  • Bergues: market Monday (13km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (22km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (22km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (33km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (33km)

More information about Oost-Cappel, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Oost-Cappel, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (34km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (47km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (16km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (40km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (27km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (22km)
  • Loon-Plage (27km)
  • Tourcoing (45km)
  • Wasquehal (47km)
  • Wattignies (49km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (45km)

Geography and distances

Oost-Cappel is in the north-east of France at 46 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Oost-Cappel is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Oost-Cappel

Canton: Hondschoote

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59122

Distance to Oost-Cappel

from Lille (prefecture): 46 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 52 km

from Nice: 876 km

from Bordeaux: 717 km

from Strasbourg: 452 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Oost-Cappel from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 6 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bambecque, Herzeele, Hondschoote, Houtkerque, Killem and Rexpoede.

This page in French: Visiter Oost-Cappel