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

Merlimont-Beach: Long sandy beach, family-oriented town.

Geographical information

Tourism labels
Latitude50.4552059 (N 50° 27’ 19”)
Longitude1.6148520 (E 1° 36’ 53”)
AltitudeFrom 3m to 41m
Surface area21.49 km²
Population3218 inhabitants
Density149 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureArras (92 km, 1h22)
Insee code62571
IntercommunalityCC Mer et Terres d'Opale

Nearest cities & towns

Cucq3.4 km (5 min)
Saint-Josse4.4 km (7 min)
Stella-Plage4.5 km (8 min)
Saint-Aubin5 km (9 min)
Rang-du-Fliers5.1 km (8 min)
Berck6 km (9 min)
Airon-Notre-Dame6.1 km (8 min)
Airon-Saint-Vaast7.7 km (9 min)
Sorrus7.8 km (9 min)
Verton7.9 km (12 min)
Étaples8.3 km (14 min)
Groffliers9.2 km (13 min)
Le Touquet-Paris-Plage9.6 km (14 min)
Waben10.3 km (15 min)

Things to see and do

Yacht club, stroll through the dunes (recently created, a wooden path south of the town).

Places of interest

Information points
Leisure centres

Events and festivities

Market on Friday.

Flea market at the end of summer.

Visits, leisure and activities nearby

Nausicaa in Boulogne-sur-Mer.

Ramparts of Montreuil-sur-Mer.

Fish market in Etaples.

Kites in Berck-sur-Mer.

Leisure activities

Last nameActivity typeRateCity
Laby Parc amusement park
Entertainment990 € Saint-Josse (4.7 km)
Laser Quest
Sports sensations9 € to 20 € Berck (6.2 km)
Opalaventure - Adventure trail
Nature and the great outdoors15 € to 23 € Camiers (13 km)
Meet the seals in the Bay of Somme
Nature and the great outdoors4 € to 8 € Le Crotoy (23 km)
Bay of Somme walk with a nature guide
Nature and the great outdoors8 € to 12 € Le Crotoy (25 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
The River Canche
HikeEasy2h30Montreuil (10.3 km)
Epitaph Walk
HikeEasy2h00Widehem (15.1 km)
The Mont Saint Frieux Dunes
HikeEasy3h00Dannes (15.2 km)
Les Planches River via the hydroelectric plant
HikeEasy1h00Long (53 km)
Booneghem Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Nieurlet (60 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals