Chateau-l'Abbaye tourism and travel guide

Photo of Chateau-l'Abbaye in Nord

Photo is of Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 5 km from Chateau-l'Abbaye

Visit Chateau-l'Abbaye: highlights and tourist information

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Chateau-l'Abbaye 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 Chateau-l'Abbaye in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 5 km and Le Quesnoy at 29 km.

Chateau-l'Abbaye, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction south-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 29 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 31 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 31 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 34 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 37 km (direction south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 40 km (direction south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 44 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 54 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 55 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide

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Markets in and near Chateau-l'Abbaye

  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (11km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (11km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (13km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (19km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (19km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (19km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (21km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (21km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (22km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Chateau-l'Abbaye, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (7km)
  • l'Avesnois (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (34km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (31km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (41km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (44km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (35km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (24km)
  • Wasquehal (32km)
  • Wattignies (32km)
  • Tourcoing (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (35km)

Geography and distances

Chateau-l'Abbaye is in the north-east of France at 34 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Chateau-l'Abbaye is 199 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Chateau-l'Abbaye

Canton: Saint-Amand-les-Eaux-Rive droite

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59230

Distance to Chateau-l'Abbaye

from Lille (prefecture): 34 km

from Paris: 199 km

from Calais: 125 km

from Nice: 807 km

from Bordeaux: 697 km

from Strasbourg: 374 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Chateau-l'Abbaye from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 9 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bruille-Saint-Amand, Hergnies, Maulde, Millonfosse, Mortagne-du-Nord, Nivelle, Odomez, Saint-Amand-les-Eaux and Thun-Saint-Amand.

This page in French: Visiter Chateau-l'Abbaye