Destination guide

Historic Nord-Pas-de-Calais will entice you

The area's history and museums are just a few of the reasons to vacation in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. Renowned for its shopping, restaurants and local tours, this city welcomes all visitors. Local cultural sights include Palace of Fine Arts and Musee des Beaux-Arts et de la Dentelle. Many rental homes come with outdoor spaces, separate dining areas and full kitchens, perfect if you want to enjoy some home-cooked meals.

Activities

Activities and attractions in Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Are you searching for attractions to visit while you're in the area? Venture out of your cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Nord-Pas-de-Calais a fun spot to vacation. Here are some of the major attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Arras Golf (11.1 mi / 17.8 km)
  • Parc d'attraction Taho&Lina (17.1 mi / 27.5 km)
  • Zoo Lille (18.5 mi / 29.7 km)
  • Lille Metropole Public Golf (19.8 mi / 31.8 km)
  • Flandres Golf (21.2 mi / 34.1 km)
  • Koezio (22.3 mi / 35.9 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural landscape of Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Nord-Pas-de-Calais is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • Public Garden (18.8 mi / 30.2 km)
  • Jean-Baptiste Lebas Square (18.9 mi / 30.4 km)
  • Henri Matisse Park (19.4 mi / 31.2 km)
  • Heron Park (22.1 mi / 35.6 km)
  • Public Garden (25.7 mi / 41.4 km)
Transport

Transportation to and around Nord-Pas-de-Calais

The nearest airport is in Lille (LIL-Lesquin), located 18.5 mi (29.7 km) from the city center. If you're unable to find a flight that fits your schedule, you might consider flying into Ostende (OST-Ostend-Bruges Intl.), which is 51 mi (82.1 km) away.

If you prefer to travel by train, Lens Mazingarbe Station, Bully-les-Mines Bully-Grenay Station and Noeux-les-Mines Station are the main stations that serve the city. It's easy to get around Nord-Pas-de-Calais by jumping on the metro at Bourg Station, St. Philibert Station or C.H.R. B-Calmette Station.

Where to stay around Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,685 holiday lettings near Nord-Pas-de-Calais. From 269 Cottages to 953 Houses, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Nord-Pas-de-Calais area.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • North Sea: 40,588 holiday homes
  • United Kingdom: 83,150 holiday homes
  • England: 63,869 holiday homes
  • Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine: 4,969 holiday homes
  • NL: 10,303 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Nord-Pas-de-Calais! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Nord-Pas-de-Calais with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Zuid-Beveland: 1,001 holiday lettings
  • Tournai: 284 holiday lettings
  • Antwerp: 161 holiday lettings
  • Couvin: 106 holiday lettings
  • Chimay: 78 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Nord-Pas-de-Calais are:

  • Brussels Airport (BRU): 776 self catering accommodations
  • Saint-Omer (XSG-Saint Omer Wizernes): 178 self catering accommodations
  • Calais Dunkerque Airport (CQF): 330 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.