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

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

Below you can see 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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 14 km and Douai at 20 km.

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

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 transformed an...

See Lille guide


at 20 km (direction south-east)

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

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 houses make the...

See Arras guide


at 35 km (direction east)

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

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 highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

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 with its...

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 best towns to...

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 ramparts...

See Le Quesnoy guide

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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)

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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