Pitgam tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pitgam in Nord

Photo is of Esquelbecq at 8 km from Pitgam

Visit Pitgam: highlights and tourist information

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Pitgam 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 Pitgam in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 8 km and Gravelines at 16 km.

Pitgam, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 16 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 18 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cassel guide


at 21 km (direction south-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 32 km (direction south-south-east), 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
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 44 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide


at 47 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Wissant guide

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Markets in and near Pitgam

  • Bergues: market Monday (8km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (10km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (16km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (17km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (26km)

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

Tourist attractions near Pitgam, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (9km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (13km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (47km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (36km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (20km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (30km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (43km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (10km)
  • Loon-Plage (11km)

Geography and distances

Pitgam is in the north-east of France at 61 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Pitgam is 230 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pitgam

Canton: Bergues

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59284

Distance to Pitgam

from Lille (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 230 km

from Calais: 33 km

from Nice: 885 km

from Bordeaux: 711 km

from Strasbourg: 468 km

Getting here

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

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armbouts-Cappel, Bierne, Bissezeele, Brouckerque, Crochte, Drincham, Eringhem, Looberghe, Spycker, Steene and Zegerscappel.

This page in French: Visiter Pitgam