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Avion tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avion in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Arras Carriere Wellington at 15 km from Avion

Visit Avion: highlights and tourist information

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Avion is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Arras Carriere Wellington at 15 km and Arras at 15 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Avion, 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 Avion in Hauts-de-France.

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

Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 15 km (direction south-south-west)

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make...

See Arras guide
Douai

Douai

at 18 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Lille

Lille

at 30 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide
 
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Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 39 km (direction west-south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 39 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 40 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 40 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of...

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 42 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 49 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the...

See Saint-Omer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Avion

 
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Markets in and near Avion

Market days in Avion: weekly market: Thursday;

  • Avion: market Thursday (0km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (2km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (6km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (6km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (9km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (12km)

Hotels near Avion

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

Tourist attractions near Avion, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (30km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (38km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (39km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (46km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (31km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (56km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (25km)
  • Wasquehal (35km)
  • Mastaing (36km)
  • Tourcoing (41km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (29km)
 
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Geography and distances

Avion is in the north of France at 14 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Avion is 177 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avion

Canton: Avion

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62210

Distance to Avion

from Arras (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 177 km

from Calais: 91 km

from Nice: 818 km

from Bordeaux: 670 km

from Strasbourg: 409 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheville, Angres, Annay, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Billy-Montigny, Bois-Bernard, Eleu-Dit-Leauwette, Fouquieres-les-Lens, Fresnoy-en-Gohelle, Givenchy-en-Gohelle, Harnes, Lens, Lievin, Loison-sous-Lens, Loos-en-Gohelle, Mericourt, Noyelles-sous-Lens, Rouvroy, Sallaumines and Vimy.

This page in French: Visiter Avion

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