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Wierre-Effroy tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wierre-Effroy in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Wimereux at 9 km from Wierre-Effroy

Visit Wierre-Effroy: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Wimereux at 9 km and Boulogne-sur-Mer at 10 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Wierre-Effroy, 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 Wierre-Effroy in Hauts-de-France.

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



at 9 km (direction west)

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

See Wimereux guide


Seaside resort at 10 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 11 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 13 km (direction north-north-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 17 km (direction north-north-west)

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

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

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 31 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 35 km (direction south)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide


at 37 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 48 km (direction south), in the Somme department

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

See Valloires abbey guide


at 49 km (direction east)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


Seaside resort at 50 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide

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

Map of places to visit near Wierre-Effroy


Markets in and near Wierre-Effroy

  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (19km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (19km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (21km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (28km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (30km)

More information about Wierre-Effroy, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Wierre-Effroy, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (11km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (21km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (49km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (9km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (13km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (35km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Gris-Nez (14km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (16km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (38km)
  • Baie d'Authie (45km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (47km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Touquet (31km)
  • Saint-Josse (35km)
  • Loon-Plage (41km)
  • Grande-Synthe (48km)

Geography and distances

Wierre-Effroy is in the north of France at 91 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Wierre-Effroy is 218 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wierre-Effroy

Canton: Marquise

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62720

Distance to Wierre-Effroy

from Arras (prefecture): 91 km

from Paris: 218 km

from Calais: 21 km

from Nice: 890 km

from Bordeaux: 683 km

from Strasbourg: 496 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Wierre-Effroy from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Alincthun, Bazinghen, Belle-et-Houllefort, Bellebrune, Beuvrequen, Conteville-les-Boulogne, Ferques, Fiennes, Hardinghen, La Capelle-les-Boulogne, Le Wast, Leulinghen-Bernes, Maninghen-Henne, Marquise, Offrethun, Pernes-les-Boulogne, Pittefaux, Rety, Rinxent and Wacquinghen.

This page in French: Visiter Wierre-Effroy

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