Boursies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Boursies in Nord

Photo is of Cambrai at 15 km from Boursies

Visit Boursies: highlights and tourist information

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Boursies 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 Boursies in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 15 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 23 km.

Boursies, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 23 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 24 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 24 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 26 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Douai guide


at 37 km (direction 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


at 45 km (direction north-east)

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 45 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide

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Map of places to visit near Boursies


Markets in and near Boursies

  • Bapaume: market Friday (13km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Peronne: market Saturday (24km)
  • Arras: market Wednesday & Thursday & Sunday & Saturday (25km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (26km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (26km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (27km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (27km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (29km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Boursies, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (43km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (18km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (38km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (16km)
  • Mastaing (27km)
  • Gauchy (39km)

Geography and distances

Boursies is in the north-east of France at 55 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Boursies is 151 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Boursies

Canton: Marcoing

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62147

Distance to Boursies

from Lille (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 151 km

from Calais: 122 km

from Nice: 784 km

from Bordeaux: 649 km

from Strasbourg: 383 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumetz-les-Cambrai, Bertincourt, Doignies, Havrincourt, Hermies, Inchy-en-Artois, Lagnicourt-Marcel, Lebucquiere, Moeuvres, Morchies, Pronville, Queant, Trescault and Velu.

This page in French: Visiter Boursies