Saint-Jans-Cappel tourism and travel guide

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Saint-Jans-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 Saint-Jans-Cappel in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cassel at 17 km and Esquelbecq at 25 km.

Saint-Jans-Cappel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 27 km (direction west-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 28 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 33 km (direction 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 east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Gravelines guide


at 50 km (direction south-east)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive belfries in...

See Douai guide


at 61 km (direction east-south-east)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000 years, it is still the...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 69 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide

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Markets in and near Saint-Jans-Cappel

  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (13km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (13km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (14km)
  • Comines: market Monday (20km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (24km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (25km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (26km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (26km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (27km)

More information about Saint-Jans-Cappel, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Saint-Jans-Cappel, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (3km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (14km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (26km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (28km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (39km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (28km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (17km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (28km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (32km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (31km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (54km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (30km)
  • Wasquehal (30km)
  • Tourcoing (31km)
  • Grande-Synthe (41km)
  • Loon-Plage (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (27km)

Geography and distances

Saint-Jans-Cappel is in the north-east of France at 28 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Saint-Jans-Cappel is 213 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Saint-Jans-Cappel

Canton: Bailleul-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59270

Distance to Saint-Jans-Cappel

from Lille (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 213 km

from Calais: 65 km

from Nice: 856 km

from Bordeaux: 703 km

from Strasbourg: 435 km

Getting here

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

We have 7 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bailleul, Berthen, Boeschepe, Fletre, Godewaersvelde, Merris and Meteren.

This page in French: Visiter Saint-Jans-Cappel