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Socx tourism and travel guide

Photo of Socx in Nord

Photo is of Esquelbecq at 6 km from Socx

Visit Socx: highlights and tourist information

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Socx is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 6 km and Cassel at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Socx, 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 Socx in Hauts-de-France.

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

Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 6 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 16 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cassel guide
 
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Gravelines

Gravelines

at 21 km (direction west)

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

See Gravelines guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 24 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

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

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 33 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Lille

Lille

at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lille guide

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Map of places to visit near Socx

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Markets in and near Socx

  • Bergues: market Monday (4km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (12km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (21km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (23km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (24km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (24km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (25km)

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

Tourist attractions near Socx, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (4km)
  • 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) (12km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (21km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (55km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (16km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (34km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (12km)
  • Loon-Plage (16km)
  • Wattignies (59km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (55km)
 
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Geography and distances

Socx is in the north-east of France at 56 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Socx is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Socx

Canton: Bergues

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59380

Distance to Socx

from Lille (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 40 km

from Nice: 883 km

from Bordeaux: 714 km

from Strasbourg: 463 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armbouts-Cappel, Bergues, Bierne, Bissezeele, Coudekerque, Crochte, Eringhem, Esquelbecq, Hoymille, Quaedypre, Steene, Warhem, West-Cappel, Wormhout, Wylder and Zegerscappel.

This page in French: Visiter Socx

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