Wacquinghen tourism and travel guide

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Visit Wacquinghen: highlights and tourist information

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Wacquinghen is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 96 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Wacquinghen is 220 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

... 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)

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

Tourist attractions near Wacquinghen, France

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

Aquarium

  • Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (8km)
  • Mareis (29km)

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

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