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Pittefaux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Pittefaux in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Wimereux at 5 km from Pittefaux

Visit Pittefaux: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Wimereux at 5 km and Boulogne-sur-Mer at 6 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Pittefaux, 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 Pittefaux in Hauts-de-France.

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

Wimereux

Wimereux

at 5 km (direction west)

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

See Wimereux guide
Boulogne-sur-Mer

Boulogne-sur-Mer

Seaside resort at 6 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide
Nausicaa

Nausicaa

at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide
Wissant

Wissant

at 14 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Wissant guide
 
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Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 19 km (direction west-south-west)

The Cap Blanc-Nez and the Cap Gris-Nez are classified...

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 27 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 33 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Gravelines

Gravelines

at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with...

See Valloires abbey guide
Fort-Mahon-Plage

Fort-Mahon-Plage

Seaside resort at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

Both the beach itself and the resort of Fort-Mahon-Plage are among the...

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 55 km (direction south-east)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

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

Map of places to visit near Pittefaux

 
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Markets in and near Pittefaux

  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (23km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (24km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (31km)

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

Tourist attractions near Pittefaux, France

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

Aquarium

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (6km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (24km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (5km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (16km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (33km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Gris-Nez (13km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (13km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (38km)
  • Baie d'Authie (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (42km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Touquet (27km)
  • Saint-Josse (32km)
  • Loon-Plage (46km)
  • Grande-Synthe (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Pittefaux is in the north of France at 93 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Pittefaux is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Pittefaux

Canton: Boulogne-sur-Mer-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62126

Distance to Pittefaux

from Arras (prefecture): 93 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 24 km

from Nice: 890 km

from Bordeaux: 680 km

from Strasbourg: 499 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleteuse, Baincthun, Belle-et-Houllefort, Beuvrequen, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Conteville-les-Boulogne, La Capelle-les-Boulogne, Maninghen-Henne, Offrethun, Pernes-les-Boulogne, Rinxent, Saint-Martin-Boulogne, Wacquinghen, Wierre-Effroy, Wimereux and Wimille.

This page in French: Visiter Pittefaux

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