Cartignies tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Maroilles at 8 km from Cartignies

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Cartignies 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 Cartignies in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 8 km and Forest of Mormal at 15 km.

Cartignies, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 8 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 15 km (direction north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 20 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 23 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 23 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Bavay guide


at 45 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


Most Beautiful Village at 45 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide


at 48 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 50 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Cartignies


Markets in and near Cartignies

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (7km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (12km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (16km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (23km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (25km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (27km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (28km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (29km)

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

Tourist attractions near Cartignies, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (8km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (8km)
  • Jardins du château (29km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (40km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (55km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (55km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (45km)
  • Gauchy (51km)

Geography and distances

Cartignies is in the north-east of France at 82 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Cartignies is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cartignies

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59244

Distance to Cartignies

from Lille (prefecture): 82 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 170 km

from Nice: 756 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 328 km

Getting here

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

We have 13 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Avesnes-sur-Helpe, Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre, Boulogne-sur-Helpe, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Etroeungt, Floyon, Grand-Fayt, Haut-Lieu, Marbaix, Petit-Fayt, Prisches, Saint-Hilaire-sur-Helpe and Taisnieres-en-Thierache.

This page in French: Visiter Cartignies