Baives tourism and travel guide

Photo of Baives in Nord

Photo is of Solre-le-Chateau at 15 km from Baives

Visit Baives: highlights and tourist information

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Baives 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 Baives in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solre-le-Chateau at 15 km and Maroilles at 33 km.

Baives, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Maroilles guide


Most Beautiful Village at 36 km (direction south), in the Aisne department

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

See Parfondeval guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 37 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 37 km (direction east), in the Ardennes department

In Vireux-Molhain you can follow an attractive nature trail and also visit the Collegiale...

See Vireux-Molhain guide


at 39 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Bavay guide


at 43 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardennes department

In a pleasant seting on the Meuse river, the two churches and a stroll...

See Montherme guide


at 45 km (direction east), in the Ardennes department

On the border with Belgium, Givet is dominated by the Charlemont Fort and is...

See Givet guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 45 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardennes department

In and around the grand Place Ducale, among the largest squares in France, you...

See Charleville-Mezieres guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

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Map of places to visit near Baives


Markets in and near Baives

  • Anor: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (13km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (18km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (20km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (26km)
  • Rocroi: market Tuesday (28km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (30km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (30km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (34km)

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

Tourist attractions near Baives, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

  • Fourmies (12km)
  • Givet (45km)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (26km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (33km)
  • Jardins du château (44km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du marais de Vesles-et-Caumont (53km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (27km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (49km)

Geography and distances

Baives is in the north-east of France at 103 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Baives is 190 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Baives

Canton: Trélon

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59132

Distance to Baives

from Lille (prefecture): 103 km

from Paris: 190 km

from Calais: 193 km

from Nice: 744 km

from Bordeaux: 683 km

from Strasbourg: 305 km

Getting here

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

We have 2 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Moustier-en-Fagne and Wallers-Trelon.

This page in French: Visiter Baives