Avion tourism and travel guide

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Visit Avion: highlights and tourist information

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Avion 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 14 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Avion is 177 kilometres from Paris).

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

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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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Avion

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)

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

Tourist attractions near Avion, France

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

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