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Wacquinghen tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wacquinghen in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Wimereux at 4 km from Wacquinghen

Visit Wacquinghen: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Wimereux at 4 km and Boulogne-sur-Mer at 7 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Wacquinghen, 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 Wacquinghen in Hauts-de-France.

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



at 4 km (direction west-south-west)

Wimereux is a seaside town with a fine selection of Belle...

See Wimereux guide


Seaside resort at 7 km (direction south-west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 8 km (direction south-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 12 km (direction south-west)

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

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

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 16 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 30 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 36 km (direction south-south-east)

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


at 40 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 49 km (direction south-south-east), in the Somme department

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

See Valloires abbey guide


Seaside resort at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide

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

Map of places to visit near Wacquinghen


Markets in and near Wacquinghen

  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (22km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (23km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (24km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (24km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (33km)

Hotels near Wacquinghen

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

Tourist attractions near Wacquinghen, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (6km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (18km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (36km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Gris-Nez (10km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (15km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (44km)
  • Baie d'Authie (44km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Touquet (30km)
  • Saint-Josse (35km)
  • Loon-Plage (46km)

Geography and distances

Wacquinghen is in the north of France at 96 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Wacquinghen is 220 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wacquinghen

Canton: Marquise

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62250

Distance to Wacquinghen

from Arras (prefecture): 96 km

from Paris: 220 km

from Calais: 23 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 501 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleteuse, Audresselles, Bazinghen, Beuvrequen, Conteville-les-Boulogne, La Capelle-les-Boulogne, Leulinghen-Bernes, Maninghen-Henne, Marquise, Offrethun, Pernes-les-Boulogne, Pittefaux, Rinxent, Wierre-Effroy, Wimereux and Wimille.

This page in French: Visiter Wacquinghen

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