Wimereux tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wimereux in Pas-de-Calais

Visit Wimereux: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: Wimereux is a seaside town with a fine selection of Belle Epoque villas

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Wimereux. For detailed visitor information see the Wimereux travel guide.

Wimereux 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 98 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Wimereux is 219 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Boulogne-sur-Mer at 4 km and Wissant at 14 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Wimereux, 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 Wimereux 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 Wimereux

Markets in and near Wimereux

  • Boulogne-sur-Mer: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Ambleteuse: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Coulogne: market Monday (26km)
  • Calais: market Wednesday & Thursday & Saturday (27km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (28km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (31km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (31km)

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

Tourist attractions near Wimereux, France

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

Aquarium

  • Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (4km)
  • Mareis (28km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (5km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (27km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (3km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (21km)

Churches and religious monuments

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

Sites of natural beauty

  • Cap Gris-Nez (11km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (12km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (42km)
  • Baie d'Authie (42km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (50km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Le Touquet (28km)
  • Saint-Josse (34km)
  • Loon-Plage (50km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Wimereux

Canton: Boulogne-sur-Mer-Nord-Ouest

Arrondissement: Boulogne-sur-Mer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62930

Distance to Wimereux

from Arras (prefecture): 98 km

from Paris: 219 km

from Calais: 27 km

from Nice: 893 km

from Bordeaux: 679 km

from Strasbourg: 504 km

Getting here

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

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Ambleteuse, Beuvrequen, Boulogne-sur-Mer, Maninghen-Henne, Offrethun, Pittefaux, Saint-Martin-Boulogne, Wacquinghen and Wimille.

This page in French: Visiter Wimereux