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Wimereux tourism and travel guide

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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

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


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

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