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Artres tourism and travel guide

Photo of Artres in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 8 km from Artres

Visit Artres: highlights and tourist information

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Artres is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 8 km and Forest of Mormal at 17 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Artres, 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 Artres in Hauts-de-France.

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 8 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 17 km (direction east-south-east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 18 km (direction east)

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman...

See Bavay guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
 
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Maroilles

Maroilles

at 24 km (direction south-east)

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that remain of the...

See Maroilles guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Douai

Douai

at 34 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 41 km (direction east-south-east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Lille

Lille

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 53 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide

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

Map of places to visit near Artres

 
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Markets in and near Artres

  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (9km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (11km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (11km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (11km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (15km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (18km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (19km)

Hotels near Artres

More information about Artres, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Artres, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (18km)
  • l'Avesnois (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (51km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (24km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (17km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (46km)
  • Wattignies (48km)
  • Wasquehal (51km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (52km)
 
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Geography and distances

Artres is in the north-east of France at 51 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Artres is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Artres

Canton: Valenciennes-Sud

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59269

Distance to Artres

from Lille (prefecture): 51 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 140 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 681 km

from Strasbourg: 359 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnoy-Lez-Valenciennes, Bermerain, Curgies, Famars, Maing, Maresches, Preseau, Querenaing, Ruesnes, Saint-Martin-sur-Ecaillon, Saultain, Sepmeries, Sommaing, Trith-Saint-Leger, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon, Verchain-Maugre and Villers-Pol.

This page in French: Visiter Artres

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