Bas-Lieu tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bas-Lieu in Nord

Photo is of Solre-le-Chateau at 12 km from Bas-Lieu

Visit Bas-Lieu: highlights and tourist information

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Bas-Lieu 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 Bas-Lieu in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solre-le-Chateau at 12 km and Maroilles at 13 km.

Bas-Lieu, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 13 km (direction west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 17 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 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 25 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


Most Beautiful Village at 46 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Parfondeval guide


at 51 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 56 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable...

See Saint-Quentin guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Bas-Lieu


Markets in and near Bas-Lieu

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (1km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (15km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (20km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (21km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (21km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (26km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (34km)

More information about Bas-Lieu, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Bas-Lieu, France

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

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 (13km)
  • Jardins du château (36km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (45km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (55km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (49km)

Geography and distances

Bas-Lieu is in the north-east of France at 84 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Bas-Lieu is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bas-Lieu

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Nord

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59440

Distance to Bas-Lieu

from Lille (prefecture): 84 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 173 km

from Nice: 758 km

from Bordeaux: 679 km

from Strasbourg: 325 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bas-Lieu from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnelles, Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Beugnies, Dimont, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Dourlers, Floursies, Haut-Lieu, Sains-du-Nord, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe, Saint-Remy-Chaussee, Sars-Poteries, Semeries and Semousies.

This page in French: Visiter Bas-Lieu