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Capelle tourism and travel guide

Photo of Capelle in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 6 km from Capelle

Visit Capelle: highlights and tourist information

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

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 6 km and Forest of Mormal at 14 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Capelle, 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 Capelle in Hauts-de-France.

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 6 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 14 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 19 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 19 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide
 
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Cambrai

Cambrai

at 24 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 25 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Douai

Douai

at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 39 km (direction east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 47 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Lille

Lille

at 56 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide

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Map of places to visit near Capelle

 
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Markets in and near Capelle

  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (12km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (16km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (17km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (18km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (18km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (19km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (21km)

Hotels near Capelle

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

Tourist attractions near Capelle, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (24km)
  • l'Avesnois (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (56km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (19km)
  • Jardins du château (43km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (38km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (46km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (19km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (42km)
  • Wattignies (53km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Capelle is in the north-east of France at 56 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Capelle is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Capelle

Canton: Solesmes

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59213

Distance to Capelle

from Lille (prefecture): 56 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 143 km

from Nice: 779 km

from Bordeaux: 675 km

from Strasbourg: 355 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaudignies, Bermerain, Escarmain, Ghissignies, Haussy, Neuville-en-Avesnois, Orsinval, Poix-du-Nord, Querenaing, Romeries, Ruesnes, Saint-Martin-sur-Ecaillon, Saint-Python, Salesches, Sepmeries, Solesmes, Sommaing, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon, Verchain-Maugre, Vertain and Villers-Pol.

This page in French: Visiter Capelle

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