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Cantin tourism and travel guide

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Visit Cantin: highlights and tourist information

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Cantin is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 37 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Cantin is 171 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 8 km and Cambrai at 18 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Cantin, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Cantin in Hauts-de-France.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Cantin

Markets in and near Cantin

  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (10km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (11km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (14km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (14km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (16km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Cantin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (41km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (49km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (15km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (38km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (13km)
  • Wattignies (31km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (35km)
  • Wasquehal (40km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (37km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Cantin

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59169

Distance to Cantin

from Lille (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 171 km

from Calais: 115 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 669 km

from Strasbourg: 385 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arleux, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Bellonne, Brunemont, Bugnicourt, Corbehem, Courchelettes, Dechy, Erchin, Estrees, Ferin, Fressain, Goeulzin, Gouy-sous-Bellonne, Guesnain, Hamel, Lambres-Lez-Douai, Lewarde, Loffre, Masny, Palluel, Roucourt and Villers-Au-Tertre.

This page in French: Visiter Cantin

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