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 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 features

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)
How to get there

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 property listings offer a large selection of 2,834 vacation rentals near Nord-Pas-de-Calais. From 985 Houses to 111 Villas, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Nord-Pas-de-Calais for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

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

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

  • Netherlands: 12,021 vacation rentals
  • United Kingdom: 93,670 vacation rentals
  • England: 71,981 vacation rentals
  • Brussels-Capital Region: 756 vacation rentals
  • Bruges: 157 vacation rentals

And HomeAway offers you the chance to discover many other popular destinations in Nord-Pas-de-Calais! Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available in other popular destinations.

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

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the cities with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Nord-Pas-de-Calais:

  • Bruges: 157 rentals
  • Brussels: 832 rentals
  • Antwerp: 133 rentals
  • Ghent: 100 rentals
  • Lille: 347 rentals

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

Can I find easy-access vacation rentals when traveling by plane to Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of vacation rentals near airports. The airports with a large selection of vacation rentals in Nord-Pas-de-Calais are:

  • Brussels Airport (BRU): 872 vacation rentals
  • Le Touquet Paris Plage Airport (LTQ): 1,468 vacation rentals
  • Saint-Quentin (XSJ-Peronne-Saint-Quentin): 54 vacation rentals

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Nord-Pas-de-Calais?

HomeAway offers a large selection of rentals near lovely places in Nord-Pas-de-Calais. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Museum of Human Anatomy and Embryology: 865 rentals
  • Brussels Bruxelles-Midi Station: 871 rentals
  • Brussels Central Station: 870 rentals
  • Memorial Museum Passchendaele 1917: 99 rentals
  • Notre Dame Cathedral: 137 rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Nord-Pas-de-Calais listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection.

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