Annay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Annay in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Douai at 18 km from Annay

Visit Annay: highlights and tourist information

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Annay is situated in the Pas-de-Calais 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 Annay in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 18 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 21 km.

Annay, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 18 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 22 km (direction south-south-west)

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the centre of...

See Arras guide


at 23 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an industrial town...

See Lille guide


at 33 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 39 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 44 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 47 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide


at 54 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to see houses...

See Saint-Omer guide


at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its Chateau and...

See Esquelbecq guide

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Markets in and near Annay

  • Harnes: market Thursday (3km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (5km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (5km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (6km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (6km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (6km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (7km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Annay, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (23km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (31km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (40km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (44km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (24km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (19km)
  • Wasquehal (29km)
  • Tourcoing (35km)
  • Mastaing (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (23km)

Geography and distances

Annay is in the north of France at 20 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Annay is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Annay

Canton: Lens-Nord-Est

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62880

Distance to Annay

from Arras (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 90 km

from Nice: 821 km

from Bordeaux: 677 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Annay from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avion, Bauvin, Benifontaine, Billy-Montigny, Carvin, Courrieres, Douvrin, Eleu-Dit-Leauwette, Estevelles, Fouquieres-les-Lens, Haisnes, Harnes, Henin-Beaumont, Hulluch, Lens, Loison-sous-Lens, Meurchin, Montigny-en-Gohelle, Noyelles-sous-Lens, Provin, Sallaumines, Vendin-le-Vieil and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter Annay