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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord

Geographical information

Tourism label
Latitude51.0135470 (N 51° 0’ 49”)
Longitude2.3025770 (E 2° 18’ 9”)
Surface area21.44 km²
Population21413 inhabitants
Density998 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLille (75 km, 54 min)
Insee code59271
IntercommunalityCU de Dunkerque

Nearest cities & towns

Loon-Plage6.2 km (10 min)
Armbouts-Cappel6.3 km (10 min)
Dunkerque7.2 km (11 min)
Spycker7.4 km (10 min)
Cappelle-la-Grande7.6 km (9 min)
Coudekerque-Branche8.1 km (9 min)
Craywick8.4 km (12 min)
Brouckerque10.8 km (15 min)
Bierne11.8 km (12 min)
Saint-Georges-sur-l'Aa12.3 km (16 min)
Malo-les-Bains12.5 km (14 min)
Téteghem-Coudekerque-Village13 km (13 min)
Pitgam13 km (16 min)

Things to see and do

The Puythouck, its lake, orchard, its natural areas and basic sailing.

Places of interest

Information points

Events and festivities

In February: Carnival.

In March: Exhibition Evasion.

The 1st weekend of July: The Summer of Assos, on the basis of Puythouck, which allows associations of the city to present their activities.

The 1st weekend of December: Saint Eloi expo. Exhibition artisans du Nord - Pas de Calais and sometimes farther.


The booths at the Summer of Assos
The booths at the Summer of Assos
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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 (32 km)
Swin Golf des 2 caps, open to all
Nature and the great outdoors5 € to 6 € Tardinghen (49 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Around Sainte-Mildrède
HikeEasy2h10Volckerinckhove (19.4 km)
In the heart of the Battle
HikeEasy3h20Noordpeene (24 km)
Booneghem Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Nieurlet (25 km)
Discovery trail around the town of Cassel
Village visitEasy1h30Cassel (27 km)
Vert Bocage Circuit
Village visitEasy3h15Staple (31 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals