Avril tourism and travel guide

Photo of Avril in Meurthe-et-Moselle

Photo is of Metz at 24 km from Avril

Visit Avril: highlights and tourist information

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Avril is situated in the Meurthe-et-Moselle department and Grand-Est region.

Below you can see some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Avril in Grand-Est.

Popular places to visit nearby include Metz at 24 km and Rodemack at 28 km.

Avril, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 24 km (direction south-east), in the Moselle department

As well as the cathedral it is the grand squares surrounded by...

See Metz guide


Most Beautiful Village at 28 km (direction north-east), in the Moselle department

The medieval centre in the fortified village of Rodemack make it one...

See Rodemack guide


at 30 km (direction north-west)

Longwy has important Vauban fortifications to visit...

See Longwy guide


at 44 km (direction west-south-west), in the Meuse department

War memorials are the centre of most visits to Verdun, scene of...

See Verdun guide

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Map of places to visit near Avril


Markets in and near Avril

  • Homecourt: market Sunday all day (7km)
  • Moyeuvre-Grande: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Hayange: market Thursday & Saturday (8km)
  • Joeuf: market Friday (8km)
  • Knutange: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Clouange: market Tuesday & Friday (10km)
  • Rombas: market Thursday (11km)
  • Fameck: market Saturday (11km)
  • Piennes: market Thursday (13km)
  • Uckange: market Friday (15km)

More information about Avril, Lorraine

Tourist attractions near Avril, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Longwy ville neuve (Vauban fortifications) (30km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Lorraine (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Pange (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Rombas (11km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique d'Amnéville (14km)

Geography and distances

Avril is in the north-east of France at 68 kilometres from Nancy, the department capital (general information: Avril is 267 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Avril

Canton: Briey

Arrondissement: Briey

Department: Meurthe-et-Moselle

Region: Lorraine

New region: Grand-Est

Postcode: 54150

Distance to Avril

from Nancy (prefecture): 68 km

from Paris: 267 km

from Calais: 346 km

from Nice: 629 km

from Bordeaux: 700 km

from Strasbourg: 152 km

Getting here

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

We have 12 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anderny, Bettainvillers, Briey, Lantefontaine, Lommerange, Mance, Mancieulles, Moutiers, Moyeuvre-Petite, Neufchef, Trieux and Tucquegnieux.

This page in French: Visiter Avril


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