Bruay-sur-l'Escaut tourism and travel guide

Photo of Bruay-sur-l'Escaut in Nord

Photo is of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 10 km from Bruay-sur-l'Escaut

Visit Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: highlights and tourist information

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Bruay-sur-l'Escaut 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 Bruay-sur-l'Escaut in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 10 km and Le Quesnoy at 18 km.

Bruay-sur-l'Escaut, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction west-north-west)

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 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 22 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 33 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide


at 33 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 34 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 41 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and the town...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide

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Markets in and near Bruay-sur-l'Escaut

Market days in Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: weekly market: Thursday & Sunday;

  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (0km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (3km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (13km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (15km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (15km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (17km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (21km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (21km)

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Tourist attractions near Bruay-sur-l'Escaut, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (9km)
  • l'Avesnois (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (41km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (33km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (41km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (21km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (19km)
  • Wattignies (40km)
  • Wasquehal (42km)
  • Tourcoing (45km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (55km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (44km)

Geography and distances

Bruay-sur-l'Escaut is in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Bruay-sur-l'Escaut is 192 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Bruay-sur-l'Escaut

Canton: Anzin

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59860

Distance to Bruay-sur-l'Escaut

from Lille (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 192 km

from Calais: 134 km

from Nice: 796 km

from Bordeaux: 691 km

from Strasbourg: 365 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Bruay-sur-l'Escaut from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anzin, Aubry-du-Hainaut, Beuvrages, Escautpont, Estreux, Fresnes-sur-Escaut, Herin, La Sentinelle, Marly, Onnaing, Petite-Foret, Raismes, Saint-Saulve, Valenciennes and Vicq.

This page in French: Visiter Bruay-sur-l'Escaut