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Racquinghem tourism and travel guide

Photo of Racquinghem in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 7 km from Racquinghem

Visit Racquinghem: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 7 km and Saint-Omer at 9 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Racquinghem, 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 Racquinghem in Hauts-de-France.

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 7 km (direction south-east)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 15 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 22 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide
 
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Gravelines

Gravelines

at 36 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 45 km (direction south)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 48 km (direction south-west)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Montreuil-sur-Mer

Montreuil-sur-Mer

at 49 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Lille

Lille

at 50 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 52 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Wissant

at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Wissant guide
Arras

Arras

at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arras guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Valloires abbey is an 18th century Cistercian abbey with formal gardens to...

See Valloires abbey guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 55 km (direction south-east)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide

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

Map of places to visit near Racquinghem

 
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Markets in and near Racquinghem

  • Arques: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (7km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (12km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (14km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (16km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (17km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (25km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (25km)

Hotels near Racquinghem

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

Tourist attractions near Racquinghem, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (42km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (54km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (32km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (15km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (48km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (15km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (40km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (41km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (43km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (35km)
  • Grande-Synthe (36km)
 
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Geography and distances

Racquinghem is in the north of France at 54 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Racquinghem is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Racquinghem

Canton: Aire-sur-la-Lys

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62120

Distance to Racquinghem

from Arras (prefecture): 54 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 45 km

from Nice: 861 km

from Bordeaux: 687 km

from Strasbourg: 454 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arques, Blaringhem, Blendecques, Campagne-les-Wardrecques, Clarques, Ebblinghem, Ecques, Heuringhem, Lynde, Quiestede, Rebecques, Renescure, Roquetoire, Wardrecques and Wittes.

This page in French: Visiter Racquinghem

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