Bourlon tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bourlon in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Cambrai at 8 km from Bourlon

Visit Bourlon: highlights and tourist information

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Bourlon is situated in the Pas-de-Calais 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 Bourlon in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 8 km and Douai at 22 km.

Bourlon, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


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

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 26 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 27 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 30 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 37 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 38 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 39 km (direction south-south-east), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 44 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


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

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

See Maroilles guide


at 50 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Bavay guide

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Markets in and near Bourlon

  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (19km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (20km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (21km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (21km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (22km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (22km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (24km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (24km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (24km)

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

Tourist attractions near Bourlon, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Jardins du château (54km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (26km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (39km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (20km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (20km)
  • Gauchy (41km)

Geography and distances

Bourlon is in the north of France at 27 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Bourlon is 157 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bourlon

Canton: Marquion

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62860

Distance to Bourlon

from Arras (prefecture): 27 km

from Paris: 157 km

from Calais: 124 km

from Nice: 786 km

from Bordeaux: 655 km

from Strasbourg: 379 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneux, Baralle, Buissy, Cantaing-sur-Escaut, Epinoy, Fontaine-Notre-Dame, Haynecourt, Inchy-en-Artois, Marquion, Moeuvres, Noyelles-sur-Escaut, Raillencourt-Sainte-Olle, Sailly-Lez-Cambrai, Sains-les-Marquion, Sancourt and Sauchy-Lestree.

This page in French: Visiter Bourlon