Welcome to the country of lumbres

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DépartLUMBRES (62)
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Contrast of the colors, contrasts of the landscapes, the Country of Lumbres does not miss the elements to allure you. The diversity of the activities suggested, the warm welcome of its inhabitants, its historical heritage and protected naturalness are as much elements guaranteeing an excellent stay to you. Our area offers to each one the pleasure which it is the excursions, sports and various activities, inheritance of quality, gastronomy… here, the ideas do not miss. Accessible easily thanks to an highway network and motorway packed good, the Country of Lumbres waits for you.


Discover the Abbeys of Wisques

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The large castle of Wisques is an admirable site built at the end of XV century by Saint-Aldegonde, former family of Saint-Omer. Since 1894, it shelters the monks Benedictines. They find a place of prayer, just like people visiting this abbey. You can listen to the sung mass there every day into Gregorian, at 9:45.

In the abbey Saint-Paul de Wisques, the most recent constructions are the bell-towers sheltering " Bertine" (bell melted in 1470 for the Saint-Bertin abbey). The vault and the refectory form also part of the most recent constructions. They were conceived and carried out by a monk architect called " the poet of the brique".

At the time of the visit of the abbey, you can buy there memories such as ceramics and potteries carried out by the monks. Various exposures are also proposed to you. The shop is open every day of 10:30 to 12:30 and 14:30 to 18:00. (until 19:00 Sunday)

You will be able to also discover in Wisques the abbey of Moniales (Notre Dame). This castle, set up in 1770, shelters sisters bénédictines.


Hébergements à proximité

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Najeti Hôtel du Golf de Saint Omer

  • Acquin-westbecourt
  • 03 21 11 42 42

Visit the classified churche

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  • The church of CORMETTE

Gothic architecture of " theblazing time ". It was destroyed and rebuilt several times. The chorus goes back to 1605, the frontage and the bell-tower of 1762. The church was classified historic building in 1934.

  • The church of ESCOEUILLES

It was a strengthened church which was used as refuge to the inhabitants in time of war and during the invasions. It was rebuilt in 1666 and the chorus rebuilt at the 17th century.

To discover: the secular statue of " Notre Dame d' Escoeuilles " , the statue in oak of Saint Benoit-Joseph Labre, as well as the stone baptismal font carved of the 15th century. This building was classified historic building in 1951.

  • The church of WISMES Gothic architecture of " the blazing time ".

 The walls out of chalk, are well installed, under a base of sandstone and alternate flints of checkerworks.

  • The church of NIELLES-LES-BLEQUIN

Thechurch consists of parts built at different times.

The sides were added at last century.

The tower which is classified historic building is capped by a bell-tower and a pinnacle.


Hébergements à proximité

najeti-hotel-du-golf-de-saint-omer acquin-westbecourt

Najeti Hôtel du Golf de Saint Omer

  • Acquin-westbecourt
  • 03 21 11 42 42

The hiking in the country of Lumbres

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 Lumbres and its neighbourhoods offer also the other possibilities of leisures and discovery like the VTT, the equestrian excursions for the lovers with the nature, voluntary natural reserve of Elnes and of Wavrans on the Aa. You will find courses of hiking varying from 4 to 16 km with Acquin, Affringues, Alquines, Bouvelinghem, Esquerdes, Hallines, Niellos-The-Bléquin, Quercamps, Wavrans on the aa, and seninghem.

Take pleasure to discover the natural landscapes of these charming small villages of the Lumbroise area. Bitten VTT, will be able to hurl on paths reserving to them courses from 20 to 32 km strewn d' obstacles.

You will find these paths with Acquin, Quercamps, Lumbres, Affringues, Esquerdes and Zudausques. Equestrian excursions can also be practised. Indeed, Lumbres has a farm équstre. You will be able to walk there on horse or on pony on marked out circuits, framed by graduate Equestrian a tourist guide.


Hébergements à proximité

najeti-hotel-du-golf-de-saint-omer acquin-westbecourt

Najeti Hôtel du Golf de Saint Omer

  • Acquin-westbecourt
  • 03 21 11 42 42

The fishing journeys

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The trout " Fario", wild and being wary fish, is the symbol of the pure water and fishings in full nature on one of the most beautiful rivers of the Pas-de-Calais, " l' Aa".
At the end of  March; opening of the trout fishing is the great impassioned annual appointment.

During six months, until the end of September, they will be able to seek this fantastic fish of sport.

A few years ago, the national federation of fishing decided to make it possible to everyone to fish during two days, without licence, with the occasion of the " festival of the fishing".


Hébergements à proximité

najeti-hotel-du-golf-de-saint-omer acquin-westbecourt

Najeti Hôtel du Golf de Saint Omer

  • Acquin-westbecourt
  • 03 21 11 42 42



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