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Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord

Staple - Tourism, holidays & weekends guide in the Nord

Small village of about 600 inhabitants, Staple is a charming village located in "the Heart of Flanders." Nestled in the countryside of Mont Cassel, at 176 meters. From Staple you can see the mill at the top of Cassel.

Formerly Staple was a town where justice is rendered, and over thirty small houses for coffee, where hikers or workers who were in the fields, could water their thirst.

There is still an old forge is no longer active.

Many hiking trails start from Staple whose circuit green grove. Also ideal for horse riding or cycling.

Geographical information

Latitude50.7494609 (N 50° 44’ 58”)
Longitude2.4551380 (E 2° 27’ 18”)
AltitudeFrom 34m to 57m
Surface area9.97 km²
Population698 inhabitants
Density70 inhabitants/km²
PrefectureLille (52 km, 47 min)
Insee code59577
IntercommunalityCC de Flandre Intérieure

Nearest cities & towns

Ebblinghem4.3 km (7 min)
Wallon-Cappel4.6 km (8 min)
Hondeghem5.1 km (8 min)
Bavinchove6 km (7 min)
Sercus6.1 km (10 min)
Lynde7 km (10 min)
Oxelaëre7.5 km (11 min)
Renescure7.7 km (10 min)
Hazebrouck8.3 km (11 min)
Sainte-Marie-Cappel8.4 km (11 min)
Zuytpeene8.4 km (10 min)
Wemaers-Cappel8.9 km (10 min)
Cassel9.2 km (11 min)

Things to see and do

Events and festivities

The first weekend of September: Ducasse and flea market.


Chapel on the road between Cassel and Wallon-Cappel Staple
Chapel on the road between Cassel and Wallon-Cappel Staple
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See photo
Chapelle Sainte-Anne
Chapelle Sainte-Anne
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See photo
Chapel built in gratitude after the war 45
Chapel built in gratitude after the war 45
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Tomb of General Gobrecht
Tomb of General Gobrecht
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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 (15.8 km)
Visit the belfry of Lille's City Hall with an audioguide
Culture and education7 € Lille (44 km)
Daytime Bus Tour: Must-See Lille
Culture and education12 € Lille (45 km)
Lille old town guided walking tour
Culture and education10 € Lille (45 km)
Lille pass: visits, transport, monuments and museums included
Culture and education25 € Lille (45 km)


Last nameOuting typeDifficultyDurationDeparture municipality
Vert Bocage Circuit
Village visitEasy3h15Staple
Discovery trail around the town of Cassel
Village visitEasy1h30Cassel (6 km)
In the heart of the Battle
HikeEasy3h20Noordpeene (7.4 km)
Booneghem Circuit
HikeEasy2h00Nieurlet (13 km)
Godewaersvelde, Heritage Village
HikeEasy2h00Godewaersvelde (14.4 km)


Bed & breakfasts

Vacation rentals