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Bouchain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cambrai at 15 km from Bouchain

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Bouchain 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 Bouchain in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 15 km and Douai at 20 km.

Bouchain, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Cambrai

Cambrai

at 15 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Douai

Douai

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 20 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 23 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
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Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 31 km (direction east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region and has hundreds...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 35 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 38 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 39 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Lille

Lille

at 43 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 46 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 47 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 48 km (direction south), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide

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Markets in and near Bouchain

  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (5km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (6km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (6km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (7km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (8km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (9km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (14km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (18km)

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

Tourist attractions near Bouchain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (18km)
  • l'Avesnois (41km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (23km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (35km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (45km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (45km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (3km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (36km)
  • Wattignies (39km)
  • Wasquehal (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (44km)
 
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Geography and distances

Bouchain is in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Bouchain is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bouchain

Canton: Bouchain

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59111

Distance to Bouchain

from Lille (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 127 km

from Nice: 790 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 372 km

Getting here

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

We have 20 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abscon, Aniche, Avesnes-le-Sec, Denain, Douchy-les-Mines, Emerchicourt, Escaudain, Estrun, Hordain, Iwuy, Lieu-Saint-Amand, Lourches, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Mastaing, Neuville-sur-Escaut, Noyelles-sur-Selle, Paillencourt, Roeulx, Wasnes-Au-Bac and Wavrechain-sous-Faulx.

This page in French: Visiter Bouchain

 
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