Avesnes-sur-Helpe tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maroilles at 12 km from Avesnes-sur-Helpe

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Avesnes-sur-Helpe 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 Avesnes-sur-Helpe in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 12 km and Solre-le-Chateau at 13 km.

Avesnes-sur-Helpe, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 13 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 17 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 22 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide

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Markets in and near Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Market days in Avesnes-sur-Helpe: weekly market: Friday;

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (0km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (14km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (16km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (22km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (22km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (32km)

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

Tourist attractions near Avesnes-sur-Helpe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (6km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (50km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (12km)
  • Jardins du château (35km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (44km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (54km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (47km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (49km)

Geography and distances

Avesnes-sur-Helpe is in the north-east of France at 84 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Avesnes-sur-Helpe is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59440

Distance to Avesnes-sur-Helpe

from Lille (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 173 km

from Nice: 757 km

from Bordeaux: 678 km

from Strasbourg: 325 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnelles, Bas-Lieu, Beugnies, Boulogne-sur-Helpe, Cartignies, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Dourlers, Haut-Lieu, Monceau-Saint-Waast, Rainsars, Sains-du-Nord, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe, Saint-Remy-Chaussee, Semeries and Semousies.

This page in French: Visiter Avesnes-sur-Helpe