Cantaing-sur-Escaut tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantaing-sur-Escaut in Nord

Photo is of Cambrai at 5 km from Cantaing-sur-Escaut

Visit Cantaing-sur-Escaut: highlights and tourist information

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Cantaing-sur-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 Cantaing-sur-Escaut in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 5 km and Douai at 25 km.

Cantaing-sur-Escaut, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 29 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
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 31 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 32 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 35 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
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 38 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 48 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide

... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Nord

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Map of places to visit near Cantaing-sur-Escaut


Markets in and near Cantaing-sur-Escaut

  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (16km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (22km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Bapaume: market Friday (23km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (23km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (24km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (25km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (26km)

More information about Cantaing-sur-Escaut, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Cantaing-sur-Escaut, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (42km)
  • Jardins du château (49km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (35km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (18km)
  • Mastaing (20km)
  • Gauchy (37km)

Geography and distances

Cantaing-sur-Escaut is in the north-east of France at 55 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Cantaing-sur-Escaut is 155 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantaing-sur-Escaut

Canton: Marcoing

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59267

Distance to Cantaing-sur-Escaut

from Lille (prefecture): 55 km

from Paris: 155 km

from Calais: 128 km

from Nice: 781 km

from Bordeaux: 654 km

from Strasbourg: 375 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anneux, Bourlon, Cambrai, Crevecoeur-sur-l'Escaut, Flesquieres, Fontaine-Notre-Dame, Havrincourt, Marcoing, Masnieres, Neuville-Saint-Remy, Noyelles-sur-Escaut, Proville, Raillencourt-Sainte-Olle, Ribecourt-la-Tour, Rumilly-en-Cambresis, Sailly-Lez-Cambrai and Tilloy-Lez-Cambrai.

This page in French: Visiter Cantaing-sur-Escaut