West-Cappel tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Esquelbecq at 7 km from West-Cappel

Visit West-Cappel: highlights and tourist information

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West-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 West-Cappel in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 7 km and Cassel at 14 km.

West-Cappel, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 14 km (direction south)

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

See Cassel guide


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

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

See Gravelines guide


at 33 km (direction south-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 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roubaix guide

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Markets in and near West-Cappel

  • Bergues: market Monday (7km)
  • Coudekerque-Branche: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Dunkerque: market Wednesday & Tuesday & Sunday (15km)
  • Grande-Synthe: market Tuesday & Thursday (17km)
  • Bourbourg: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (23km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (26km)
  • Gravelines: market Sunday & Friday (27km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Grand-Fort-Philippe: market Monday (29km)

More information about West-Cappel, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near West-Cappel, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (7km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (40km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (14km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (32km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Grande-Synthe (17km)
  • Loon-Plage (21km)
  • Wasquehal (52km)
  • Wattignies (54km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (50km)

Geography and distances

West-Cappel is in the north-east of France at 51 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: West-Cappel is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: West-Cappel

Canton: Bergues

Arrondissement: Dunkerque

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59380

Distance to West-Cappel

from Lille (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 231 km

from Calais: 46 km

from Nice: 880 km

from Bordeaux: 715 km

from Strasbourg: 458 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bambecque, Bergues, Esquelbecq, Herzeele, Hondschoote, Hoymille, Killem, Quaedypre, Rexpoede, Socx, Warhem, Wormhout and Wylder.

This page in French: Visiter West-Cappel