Wismes tourism and travel guide

Photo of Wismes in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Saint-Omer at 17 km from Wismes

Visit Wismes: highlights and tourist information

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

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Omer at 17 km and Aire-sur-la-Lys at 23 km.

Wismes, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 17 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Omer guide


at 23 km (direction east)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 30 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Montreuil-sur-Mer guide


Seaside resort at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Boulogne-sur-Mer guide
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at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the...

See Cassel guide


at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Nausicaa guide


at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Wimereux guide
Le Touquet

Le Touquet

Seaside resort at 36 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Le Touquet guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 37 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Gravelines guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 38 km (direction south)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide


at 38 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Wissant guide
Valloires abbey

Valloires abbey

Abbey at 39 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Valloires abbey guide
Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Cap Blanc-Nez and Cap Gris-Nez

Scenery at 39 km (direction north-west)

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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Map of places to visit near Wismes


Markets in and near Wismes

  • Lumbres: market Friday (7km)
  • Fruges: market Saturday (16km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (19km)
  • Ardres: market Thursday (23km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (23km)
  • Audruicq: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Isbergues: market Thursday (29km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (31km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (31km)

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Tourist attractions near Wismes, France

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


Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (23km)
  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (33km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Gravelines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (48km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (15km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (29km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (34km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (38km)
  • Jardins de Valloires (38km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (43km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (21km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (34km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (34km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Platier d'Oye (39km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (41km)
  • Baie d'Authie (45km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (56km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (56km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (41km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (35km)
  • Le Touquet (36km)
  • Loon-Plage (40km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (42km)
  • Grande-Synthe (44km)

Geography and distances

Wismes is in the north of France at 65 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Wismes is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Wismes

Canton: Lumbres

Arrondissement: Saint-Omer

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62380

Distance to Wismes

from Arras (prefecture): 65 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 36 km

from Nice: 867 km

from Bordeaux: 676 km

from Strasbourg: 469 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Affringues, Avroult, Bayenghem-les-Seninghem, Blequin, Campagne-les-Boulonnais, Coulomby, Elnes, Fauquembergues, Ledinghem, Merck-Saint-Lievin, Nielles-les-Blequin, Ouve-Wirquin, Saint-Martin-d'Hardinghem, Seninghem, Thiembronne, Vaudringhem and Wavrans-sur-l'Aa.

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