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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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Visit Avesnes-sur-Helpe: highlights and tourist information

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Avesnes-sur-Helpe 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 84 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Avesnes-sur-Helpe is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 12 km and Solre-le-Chateau at 13 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Avesnes-sur-Helpe, 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-sur-Helpe 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-sur-Helpe

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

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

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