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Cantin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cantin in Nord

Photo is of Douai at 8 km from Cantin

Visit Cantin: highlights and tourist information

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Cantin is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!

Douai

Douai

at 8 km (direction north-west)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of the...

See Douai guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of the...

See Cambrai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 25 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

at 26 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
 
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Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 26 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Lille

Lille

at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 37 km (direction east)

Le Quesnoy is best known for the promenade around the...

See Le Quesnoy guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 44 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 48 km (direction east)

The town of Bavay has an important Roman forum...

See Bavay guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

It is the riverside setting and the buildings that...

See Maroilles guide

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

Map of places to visit near Cantin

 
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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)
 
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Geography and distances

Cantin is in the north-east of France at 37 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Cantin is 171 kilometres from Paris).

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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