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Esquelbecq

Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord

Esquelbecq - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord
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Esquelbecq, typical Flemish village.

The village of Esquelbecq is located in Flanders. It has 2200 inhabitants and covers 1195 hectares. It has retained its authentic Flemish. It is crossed from west to east by the Yser, famous small coastal river, lined with many oak trees, which gave the name of the village whose origins Flemish "Ekelsbeke" means "acorn-stream". Esquelbecq is rich in history and traditions.

Geographical information

MunicipalityEsquelbecq
Postcode59470
Latitude50.8913150 (N 50° 53’ 29”)
Longitude2.4271360 (E 2° 25’ 38”)
AltitudeFrom 11m to 29m
Surface area12.70 km²
Population2170 inhabitants
Density170 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLille (59 km, 48 min)
Insee code59210
IntercommunalityCC de l'Yser
DepartmentNord
RegionNord-Pas-de-Calais

Nearest cities & towns

Zegerscappel3.9 km (8 min)
Wormhout3.9 km (9 min)
Bissezeele5.1 km (7 min)
Socx5.8 km (11 min)
Wylder7 km (13 min)
Eringhem7.9 km (14 min)
Ledringhem8 km (10 min)
Herzeele8.1 km (13 min)
Crochte8.4 km (12 min)
Bollezeele8.6 km (13 min)
Quaëdypre8.6 km (12 min)
Oudezeele9.8 km (15 min)
Zermezeele10.1 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Book village with its booksellers.

The Saint-Folquin church.

The brewpub Thiriez.

The pottery workshop.

The Gigottos automata.

Hiking trail (6 or 11 km).

Ride donkeys.

Heritage tour.

And much more ... Do not hesitate to contact the Tourist Office on +33 3 28 62 88 57 to arrange your visit to this charming village.

Places of interest

Transport

Events and festivities

In summer: traditional market and "Nocturnes" (musical entertainment at sidewalk cafes and pubs).

"Esquelbecq village of the book" The Night of Books offers the first Saturday of July and throughout the year literary cafes, markets books ...

"La Patate Feest" the last Sunday of August.

Photos

Typical Flemish village Esquelbecq
Typical Flemish village Esquelbecq
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View of the castle
View of the castle
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Grid Castle
Grid Castle
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Another view of the castle
Another view of the castle
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Sunset Esquelbecq from the garden of the castle
Sunset Esquelbecq from the garden of the castle
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church illuminated at night books
church illuminated at night books
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Jugglers and books on the village square
Jugglers and books on the village square
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Garden and runes on the walls
Garden and runes on the walls
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Castle Moat Esquelbecq
Castle Moat Esquelbecq
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Weather

Thursday 5 march
Min. 3°C - Max. 8°C
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Friday 6 march
Min. 4°C - Max. 9°C
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Saturday 7 march
Min. 5°C - Max. 11°C
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Flight in a two-seat microlight
Sports sensations50 € to 90 € Longuenesse (23 km)

Outings

Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
In the heart of the Battle
HikeEasy3h20Noordpeene (9.6 km)
Around Sainte-Mildrède
HikeEasy2h10Volckerinckhove (10.3 km)
Discovery trail around the town of Cassel
Village visitEasy1h30Cassel (11 km)
Booneghem Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Nieurlet (15.3 km)
Vert Bocage Circuit
Village visitEasy3h15Staple (15.9 km)

Restaurants

Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals

Campsites

Hotels