Avelin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Lille at 11 km from Avelin

Visit Avelin: highlights and tourist information

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Avelin 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 Avelin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 11 km and Roubaix at 18 km.

Avelin, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Lille

Lille

at 11 km (direction )

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

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 18 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Douai

Douai

at 19 km (direction south)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 27 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 36 km (direction 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
Arras

Arras

at 36 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
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 43 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 49 km (direction 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
Cassel

Cassel

at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 51 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 60 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 60 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 66 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide

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Markets in and near Avelin

  • Libercourt: market Thursday (8km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (10km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (10km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (11km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (14km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (15km)

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Tourist attractions near Avelin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (11km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (17km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (28km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (20km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (23km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (6km)
  • Wasquehal (15km)
  • Tourcoing (21km)
  • Mastaing (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (11km)
 
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Geography and distances

Avelin is in the north-east of France at 11 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Avelin is 194 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avelin

Canton: Pont-à-Marcq

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59710

Distance to Avelin

from Lille (prefecture): 11 km

from Paris: 194 km

from Calais: 98 km

from Nice: 823 km

from Bordeaux: 690 km

from Strasbourg: 401 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Attiches, Ennevelin, Fretin, Houplin-Ancoisne, La Neuville, Lesquin, Merignies, Noyelles-les-Seclin, Phalempin, Seclin, Templemars, Tourmignies, Vendeville, Wahagnies and Wattignies.

This page in French: Visiter Avelin

 
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