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Avesnes-le-Sec tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avesnes-le-Sec: highlights and tourist information

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Avesnes-le-Sec is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 49 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Avesnes-le-Sec is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 15 km and Le Quesnoy at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avesnes-le-Sec, 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 Avesnes-le-Sec in Hauts-de-France.

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


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Map of places to visit near Avesnes-le-Sec


Markets in and near Avesnes-le-Sec

  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (6km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (6km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (10km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (13km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)

More information about Avesnes-le-Sec, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Avesnes-le-Sec, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (21km)
  • l'Avesnois (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (49km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (30km)
  • Jardins du château (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (27km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (8km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (35km)
  • Wattignies (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (49km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avesnes-le-Sec

Canton: Bouchain

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59296

Distance to Avesnes-le-Sec

from Lille (prefecture): 49 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 133 km

from Nice: 785 km

from Bordeaux: 671 km

from Strasbourg: 366 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Avesnes-le-Sec from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bouchain, Douchy-les-Mines, Estrun, Haspres, Hordain, Iwuy, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Monchaux-sur-Ecaillon, Montrecourt, Naves, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Noyelles-sur-Selle, Rieux-en-Cambresis, Saint-Aubert, Saulzoir, Thun-Saint-Martin and Villers-en-Cauchies.

This page in French: Visiter Avesnes-le-Sec

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