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Waben tourism and travel guide

Photo of Waben in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Fort-Mahon-Plage at 7 km from Waben

Visit Waben: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Fort-Mahon-Plage at 7 km and Valloires abbey at 11 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Waben, 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 Waben in Hauts-de-France.

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



Seaside resort at 7 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 11 km (direction east), in the Somme department

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

See Valloires abbey guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide
Le Crotoy

Le Crotoy

Seaside resort at 18 km (direction south), in the Somme department

The long sandy beach is the main attraction in...

See Le Crotoy guide
The Bay of the Somme

The Bay of the Somme

Scenery at 19 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

The Somme Bay is a large bay with a wide natural...

See The Bay of the Somme guide


at 21 km (direction south), in the Somme department

Saint-Valery-sur-Somme is one of the nicest towns in the...

See Saint-Valery-sur-Somme guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 28 km (direction east)

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

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


at 33 km (direction south-south-east), in the Somme department

Abbeville makes a pleasant detour when you are exploring the Baie de...

See Abbeville guide


at 34 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

Ault is a small seaside town near the chalk cliffs of the...

See Ault guide


at 35 km (direction south-east), in the Somme department

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey...

See Saint-Riquier guide


Seaside resort at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 39 km (direction south-east)

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

See Nausicaa guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 39 km (direction east-south-east), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Waben


Markets in and near Waben

  • Berck: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday & Saturday (6km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (12km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Rue: market Saturday (12km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Le Crotoy: market Tuesday - seasonal market only (18km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (21km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cayeux-sur-Mer: market Tuesday & Sunday & Friday (25km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (27km)

Hotels near Waben

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

Tourist attractions near Waben, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi d'Abbeville (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Saint-Riquier (Belfries of Belgium and France) (35km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (40km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (13km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Valloires (13km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (21km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (28km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (39km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Baie d'Authie (5km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (19km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (19km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (20km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (26km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (29km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (49km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (63km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (7km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (10km)
  • Le Touquet (16km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (23km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (43km)

Geography and distances

Waben is in the north of France at 81 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Waben is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Waben

Canton: Berck

Arrondissement: Montreuil

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62180

Distance to Waben

from Arras (prefecture): 81 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 65 km

from Nice: 855 km

from Bordeaux: 638 km

from Strasbourg: 483 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Airon-Saint-Vaast, Berck, Campigneulles-les-Grandes, Colline-Beaumont, Conchil-le-Temple, Fort-Mahon-Plage, Groffliers, Lepine, Nempont-Saint-Firmin, Rang-du-Fliers, Tigny-Noyelle, Verton and Wailly-Beaucamp.

This page in French: Visiter Waben

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