Boulogne-sur-Helpe tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boulogne-sur-Helpe in Nord

Photo is of Maroilles at 12 km from Boulogne-sur-Helpe

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Boulogne-sur-Helpe 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 Boulogne-sur-Helpe in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 12 km and Solre-le-Chateau at 18 km.

Boulogne-sur-Helpe, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Maroilles

Maroilles

at 12 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 18 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
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 18 km (direction north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 26 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
 
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Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Parfondeval

Parfondeval

Most Beautiful Village at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Parfondeval guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 49 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 51 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
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 53 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide

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Markets in and near Boulogne-sur-Helpe

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (5km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (12km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (22km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (26km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (26km)
  • Vervins: market Saturday (27km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (28km)

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Tourist attractions near Boulogne-sur-Helpe, France

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

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (10km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (52km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (12km)
  • Jardins du château (29km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (38km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (48km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Ebouleau (45km)
  • Mastaing (49km)
  • Gauchy (53km)
 
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Geography and distances

Boulogne-sur-Helpe is in the north-east of France at 86 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Boulogne-sur-Helpe is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boulogne-sur-Helpe

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59440

Distance to Boulogne-sur-Helpe

from Lille (prefecture): 86 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 174 km

from Nice: 753 km

from Bordeaux: 673 km

from Strasbourg: 325 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Boulogne-sur-Helpe from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnelles, Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Cartignies, Etroeungt, Floyon, Fontenelle, Haut-Lieu, Larouillies, Marbaix, Petit-Fayt and Rocquigny.

This page in French: Visiter Boulogne-sur-Helpe