West-Cappel tourism and travel guide

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Visit West-Cappel: highlights and tourist information

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West-Cappel is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 51 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: West-Cappel is 231 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Esquelbecq at 7 km and Cassel at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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West-Cappel, 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 West-Cappel 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near West-Cappel

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

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

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