Cerfontaine tourism and travel guide

Photo of Cerfontaine in Nord

Photo is of Solre-le-Chateau at 11 km from Cerfontaine

Visit Cerfontaine: highlights and tourist information

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Cerfontaine 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 Cerfontaine in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Solre-le-Chateau at 11 km and Bavay at 17 km.

Cerfontaine, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 17 km (direction west)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 22 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 28 km (direction west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 54 km (direction east-south-east), in the Ardennes department

In Vireux-Molhain you can follow an attractive nature trail and also visit the Collegiale...

See Vireux-Molhain guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Cerfontaine


Markets in and near Cerfontaine

  • Jeumont: market Thursday (6km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (17km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (17km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (27km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (32km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (38km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (38km)

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

Tourist attractions near Cerfontaine, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (16km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (47km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (23km)
  • Jardins du château (51km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (51km)

Geography and distances

Cerfontaine is in the north-east of France at 80 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Cerfontaine is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Cerfontaine

Canton: Maubeuge-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59680

Distance to Cerfontaine

from Lille (prefecture): 80 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 171 km

from Nice: 769 km

from Bordeaux: 695 km

from Strasbourg: 327 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aibes, Assevent, Beaufort, Berelles, Boussois, Choisies, Colleret, Damousies, Elesmes, Ferriere-la-Grande, Ferriere-la-Petite, Jeumont, Louvroil, Mairieux, Marpent, Maubeuge, Obrechies, Quievelon, Recquignies, Rousies and Solrinnes.

This page in French: Visiter Cerfontaine