Carvin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 16 km from Carvin

Visit Carvin: highlights and tourist information

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Carvin is situated in the Pas-de-Calais 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 Carvin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 16 km and Lille at 18 km.

Carvin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide


at 18 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 26 km (direction south-west)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 27 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 27 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 34 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 42 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 48 km (direction west-north-west), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the...

See Cassel guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 50 km (direction west-south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 55 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 57 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to...

See Saint-Omer guide


at 57 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its...

See Esquelbecq guide

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Markets in and near Carvin

Market days in Carvin: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Carvin: market Saturday (0km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (4km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (6km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (8km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (9km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (9km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (11km)

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

Tourist attractions near Carvin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (33km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (18km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (25km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (35km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (23km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (13km)
  • Wasquehal (23km)
  • Tourcoing (29km)
  • Mastaing (32km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (18km)

Geography and distances

Carvin is in the north of France at 26 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Carvin is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Carvin

Canton: Carvin

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62220

Distance to Carvin

from Arras (prefecture): 26 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 93 km

from Nice: 822 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allennes-les-Marais, Annay, Annoeullin, Bauvin, Camphin-en-Carembault, Carnin, Chemy, Courrieres, Estevelles, Evin-Malmaison, Gondecourt, Harnes, Herrin, Libercourt, Meurchin, Oignies, Ostricourt, Phalempin, Provin, Seclin and Wahagnies.

This page in French: Visiter Carvin