Rubrouck tourism and travel guide

Photo of Rubrouck in Nord

Photo is of Esquelbecq at 8 km from Rubrouck

Visit Rubrouck: highlights and tourist information

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Rubrouck 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 Rubrouck in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 8 km and Cassel at 10 km.

Rubrouck, 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-north-east)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 10 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Cassel guide


at 12 km (direction 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 22 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


at 23 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 47 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 49 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


at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

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Map of places to visit near Rubrouck


Markets in and near Rubrouck

  • Arques: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bergues: market Monday (15km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (18km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (19km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (20km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (20km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (22km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (22km)

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

Tourist attractions near Rubrouck, France

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

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (16km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (29km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (41km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (59km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (10km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (23km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (28km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (40km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Loon-Plage (20km)
  • Grande-Synthe (20km)

Geography and distances

Rubrouck is in the north-east of France at 55 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Rubrouck is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Rubrouck

Canton: Cassel

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59285

Distance to Rubrouck

from Lille (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 37 km

from Nice: 875 km

from Bordeaux: 702 km

from Strasbourg: 461 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arneke, Bollezeele, Broxeele, Buysscheure, Esquelbecq, Lederzeele, Ledringhem, Merckeghem, Nieurlet, Noordpeene, Ochtezeele, Volckerinckhove, Wemaers-Cappel, Zegerscappel and Zuytpeene.

This page in French: Visiter Rubrouck