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Wimereux tourism and travel guide

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

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

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.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Wimereux in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Boulogne-sur-Mer at 4 km and Wissant at 14 km.

Wimereux, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


Seaside resort at 4 km (direction south)

The old town with its ramparts, castle and ancient streets are the...

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide


at 14 km (direction north-north-east)

Wissant is a small seaside town in the north of France which...

See Wissant guide
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 19 km (direction north-north-east)

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

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

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 28 km (direction south)

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-east)

The historic centre of the fortified town of Montreuil is lovely to...

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


at 44 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide


at 46 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


Seaside resort at 47 km (direction south), in the Somme department

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

See Fort-Mahon-Plage guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

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

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

See Valloires abbey guide

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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

Wimereux is in the north of France at 98 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Wimereux is 219 kilometres from Paris).

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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