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Achicourt

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pas-de-Calais

Achicourt - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Pas-de-Calais
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Second city of the Arras urban community, with more than 8000 inhabitants, Achicourt is south of Arras. The people of the town call the Achicouriens and Achicouriennes.

By its ancient market vocation, Achicourt has retained its identity with the Bassure and Pre, preserving natural areas that function as buffers the stream gauging the Crinchon during heavy rains. These spaces are also invested in the Events and walkers.

She has kept a link with its history "railwayman".

The rebuilding of the windmill La Tourelle on its original site given by the family Hacart Recalls the many mills in the area. Real educational tool for its operation and mechanisms identical to the original ones, the mill has given birth to a big party on the fourth Sunday of September which hosts many artists.

Geographical information

MunicipalityAchicourt
Postcode62217
Latitude50.2736230 (N 50° 16’ 25”)
Longitude2.7581150 (E 2° 45’ 29”)
AltitudeFrom 60m to 101m
Surface area5.94 km²
Population8111 inhabitants
Density1365 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureArras (2.8 km, 7 min)
Insee code62004
IntercommunalityCU d'Arras
DepartmentPas-de-Calais
RegionNord-Pas-de-Calais

Nearest cities & towns

Agny2 km (5 min)
Beaurains2.9 km (6 min)
Arras2.9 km (8 min)
Dainville4.4 km (8 min)
Wailly4.8 km (9 min)
Saint-Nicolas5.1 km (11 min)
Sainte-Catherine5.7 km (12 min)
Neuville-Vitasse6.4 km (13 min)
Tilloy-lès-Mofflaines6.7 km (14 min)
Saint-Laurent-Blangy6.8 km (14 min)
Anzin-Saint-Aubin6.9 km (14 min)
Mercatel7.3 km (11 min)
Roclincourt7.3 km (14 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

Photos

Moulin La Tourelle
Moulin La Tourelle
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Moulin La Tourelle
Moulin La Tourelle
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Weather

Friday 31 july
Min. 8°C - Max. 20°C
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Saturday 1 august
Min. 10°C - Max. 23°C
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Sunday 2 august
Min. 10°C - Max. 28°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Themed horse trek
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 75 € Naours (43 km)
Themed horse trek
Nature and the great outdoors30 € Naours (43 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Tribune of British Officers
HikeEasy3h00Dernancourt (35 km)
Towpath
Cycling itineraryEasy3h00Blangy-Tronville (50 km)
Somme towpath
Village visitEasy1h00Blangy-Tronville (50 km)
Vert Bocage Circuit
Village visitEasy3h15Staple (57 km)
Godewaersvelde, Heritage Village
HikeEasy2h00Godewaersvelde (58 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels