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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, Flemish village.

Esquelbecq village is located in the heart of Flanders. It has about 2,200 inhabitants and covers 1195 hectares. It has preserved its authentic Flemish character. 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 " brook acorns." 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
Population2157 inhabitants
Density169 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLille (59 km, 48 min)
Insee code59210
IntercommunalityCC des Hauts de Flandre
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

Village of the book with its booksellers.

The Saint- Folquin church.

The brewery Thiriez.

The pottery workshop.

The gigottos controllers.

Circuit hiking (6 or 11 km).

Ride on donkeys.

Heritage tour.

Castle Gardens Esquelbecq.

Garden " Au Paradis des Plantes ".

Modulo Workshop.

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 taverns).

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

"La Patate Feest": the last Sunday of August.

The Christmas market and the Book: the third weekend in November.

Photos

Castle Gardens and Alice watering Philippe Thill
Castle Gardens and Alice watering Philippe Thill
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Esquelbecq of typical Flemish Village
Esquelbecq of typical Flemish Village
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La Plaine Wood
La Plaine Wood
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Other views of the castle
Other views of the castle
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Au Paradis des Plantes
Au Paradis des Plantes
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Church illuminated at night books
Church illuminated at night books
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Jugglers and books about the place village
Jugglers and books about the place village
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Castle view
Castle view
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Grid castle
Grid castle
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Sunset on Esquelbecq from the castle garden
Sunset on Esquelbecq from the castle garden
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garden runes on the walls
garden runes on the walls
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Moat of Castle Esquelbecq
Moat of Castle Esquelbecq
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Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Flight in a two-seat microlight
Sports sensations60 € to 100 € 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