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Benifontaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Benifontaine in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Douai at 22 km from Benifontaine

Visit Benifontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Benifontaine is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 22 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Benifontaine, 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 Benifontaine in Hauts-de-France.

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

Douai

Douai

at 22 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the most impressive...

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 23 km (direction south-south-west)

The belfry and the large number of baroque style houses make the...

See Arras guide
Lille

Lille

at 24 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has transformed an...

See Lille guide
 
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Roubaix

Roubaix

at 34 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

Although its not a major tourist destination, the centre of the large...

See Roubaix guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 35 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 42 km (direction west-south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 42 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the...

See Cassel guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 46 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the world's first...

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to...

See Saint-Omer guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 53 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its...

See Esquelbecq guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 60 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide

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

Map of places to visit near Benifontaine

 
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Markets in and near Benifontaine

  • La Bassee: market Thursday (6km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (7km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (8km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (8km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (9km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (9km)

Hotels near Benifontaine

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

Tourist attractions near Benifontaine, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (42km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (24km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (32km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (39km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (42km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (20km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (51km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (19km)
  • Wasquehal (29km)
  • Tourcoing (35km)
  • Mastaing (39km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (23km)
 
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Geography and distances

Benifontaine is in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Benifontaine is 184 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Benifontaine

Canton: Wingles

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62410

Distance to Benifontaine

from Arras (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 184 km

from Calais: 86 km

from Nice: 825 km

from Bordeaux: 678 km

from Strasbourg: 413 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annay, Auchy-les-Mines, Bauvin, Billy-Berclau, Cuinchy, Douvrin, Estevelles, Givenchy-les-la-Bassee, Haisnes, Hantay, Harnes, Hulluch, La Bassee, Loison-sous-Lens, Loos-en-Gohelle, Meurchin, Provin, Salome, Vendin-le-Vieil, Vermelles and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter Benifontaine

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