Bethune tourism and travel guide

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Visit Bethune: highlights and tourist information

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Bethune is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 29 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Bethune is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Tourist classifications for Bethune include "heritage site".

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 21 km and Arras at 29 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Bethune, 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 Bethune 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 Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Bethune

Markets in and near Bethune

Market days in Bethune: weekly market: Sunday & Monday & Friday;

  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (0km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (3km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (9km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (10km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (11km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (11km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (12km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (12km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (12km)

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

Tourist attractions near Bethune, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Bethune.

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (32km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (35km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (41km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (44km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (49km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (34km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (39km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (45km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (46km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (30km)
  • Wasquehal (38km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (39km)
  • Tourcoing (42km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (31km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Bethune

Canton: Béthune

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62400

Distance to Bethune

from Arras (prefecture): 29 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 72 km

from Nice: 836 km

from Bordeaux: 677 km

from Strasbourg: 427 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annezin, Beuvry, Chocques, Drouvin-le-Marais, Essars, Fouquereuil, Fouquieres-les-Bethune, Gonnehem, Gosnay, Hesdigneul-les-Bethune, Hinges, Houchin, La Couture, Labeuvriere, Labourse, Locon, Mont-Bernanchon, Noeux-les-Mines, Oblinghem, Sailly-Labourse, Vaudricourt, Vendin-les-Bethune and Verquin.

This page in French: Visiter Bethune