Avesnes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avesnes: highlights and tourist information

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Avesnes is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 64 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Avesnes is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Montreuil-sur-Mer at 17 km and Valloires abbey at 25 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avesnes, 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 in Hauts-de-France.

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

 
 

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Avesnes

Markets in and near Avesnes

  • Fruges: market Saturday (12km)
  • Desvres: market Tuesday (17km)
  • Hesdin: market Thursday (20km)
  • Lumbres: market Friday (21km)
  • Etaples: market Tuesday & Friday (24km)
  • Camiers: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Cucq: market Sunday - seasonal market only (25km)
  • Cucq: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Arques: market Tuesday (31km)
  • Aire-sur-la-Lys: market Friday (32km)

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

Tourist attractions near Avesnes, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Avesnes.

Aquarium

  • Mareis (24km)
  • Nausicaa - Centre national de la mer (33km)

Grand sites of France

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Hesdin (Belfries of Belgium and France) (20km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi de Boulogne-sur-Mer (Belfries of Belgium and France) (32km)
  • Beffroi de Rue (Belfries of Belgium and France) (37km)
  • Beffroi de Calais (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi de Lucheux (Belfries of Belgium and France) (50km)
  • Beffroi de Doullens (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km)

National Monuments

  • Column of the Grand Army (33km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Montreuil (17km)
  • Saint-Valery-sur-Somme (47km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Caps et Marais d'Opale (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Saint-Saulve (Montreuil-sur-Mer) (17km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins de Valloires (25km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (26km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (37km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (41km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (46km)
  • Herbarium des remparts (47km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Forêt d'Hesdin (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Canche (25km)
  • Dunes d'Écault (30km)
  • Baie d'Authie (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (34km)
  • Forêt de Crécy (36km)
  • Parc du Marquenterre (42km)
  • Cap Gris-Nez (44km)
  • Cap Blanc-Nez (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Baie de Somme (45km)
  • Pointe du Hourdel (47km)
  • Hable-d'Ault (57km)

Amusement park / theme park

  • Parc Bagatelle (29km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Saint-Josse (24km)
  • Le Touquet (27km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (34km)
  • Forest-l'Abbaye (40km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Avesnes

Canton: Hucqueliers

Arrondissement: Montreuil

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Postcode: 62650

Distance to Avesnes

from Arras (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 45 km

from Nice: 860 km

from Bordeaux: 663 km

from Strasbourg: 470 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix-en-Ergny, Bimont, Ergny, Herly, Hucqueliers, Humbert, Maninghem, Quilen, Rimboval, Rumilly, Saint-Michel-sous-Bois, Verchocq and Wicquinghem.

This page in French: Visiter Avesnes