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Allennes-les-Marais tourism and travel guide

Photo of Allennes-les-Marais in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 14 km from Allennes-les-Marais

Visit Allennes-les-Marais: highlights and tourist information

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Allennes-les-Marais is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 14 km and Douai at 20 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Allennes-les-Marais, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Allennes-les-Marais in Hauts-de-France.

Note that all distances below are 'direct' and real driving distances will be greater!



at 14 km (direction north-east)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has...

See Lille guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the...

See Douai guide


at 23 km (direction north-east)

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large...

See Roubaix guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 31 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The belfry and the large number of baroque style...

See Arras guide


at 35 km (direction east)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000 years, it...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 41 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill...

See Cassel guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of...

See Cambrai guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 53 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre...

See Esquelbecq guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the...

See Saint-Omer guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the impressive...

See Le Quesnoy guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

Map of places to visit near Allennes-les-Marais


Markets in and near Allennes-les-Marais

  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (2km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (5km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (7km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (9km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (9km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (11km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (11km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (14km)

Hotels near Allennes-les-Marais

More information about Allennes-les-Marais, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Allennes-les-Marais, France

What to do at Allennes-les-Marais? Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Allennes-les-Marais.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (22km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (30km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (18km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (9km)
  • Wasquehal (19km)
  • Tourcoing (25km)
  • Mastaing (36km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (13km)

Geography and distances

Allennes-les-Marais is in the north-east of France at 14 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Allennes-les-Marais is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Allennes-les-Marais

Canton: Seclin-Sud

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59251

Distance to Allennes-les-Marais

from Lille (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 90 km

from Nice: 827 km

from Bordeaux: 686 km

from Strasbourg: 408 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Allennes-les-Marais from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annoeullin, Bauvin, Billy-Berclau, Camphin-en-Carembault, Carnin, Carvin, Chemy, Don, Fournes-en-Weppes, Gondecourt, Herrin, Houplin-Ancoisne, Meurchin, Noyelles-les-Seclin, Phalempin, Provin, Sainghin-en-Weppes, Santes, Seclin, Wahagnies and Wavrin.

This page in French: Visiter Allennes-les-Marais

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