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Bavay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bavay: highlights and tourist information

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France This Way comment: The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum and other Roman ruins

Important note

This page features a summary of highlights that you might like to explore near Bavay. For detailed visitor information see the Bavay travel guide.

Bavay is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 64 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Bavay is 191 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 12 km and Maroilles at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bavay, 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 Bavay 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 Nord

Map of places to visit near Bavay

Markets in and near Bavay

Market days in Bavay: weekly market: Friday;

  • Bavay: market Friday (0km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (21km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (22km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (22km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (22km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (28km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (28km)

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

Tourist attractions near Bavay, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (16km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (45km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (18km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (61km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (40km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (40km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (34km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bavay

Canton: Bavay

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59570

Distance to Bavay

from Lille (prefecture): 64 km

from Paris: 191 km

from Calais: 155 km

from Nice: 779 km

from Bordeaux: 690 km

from Strasbourg: 344 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Amfroipret, Audignies, Bellignies, Bermeries, Bettrechies, Gussignies, Hargnies, Hon-Hergies, Houdain-Lez-Bavay, La Flamengrie, La Longueville, Mecquignies, Obies, Saint-Waast, Taisnieres-sur-Hon and Vieux-Mesnil.

This page in French: Visiter Bavay

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