Comines tourism and travel guide

Photo of Comines in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 15 km from Comines

Visit Comines: highlights and tourist information

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Comines 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 Comines in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 15 km and Roubaix at 15 km.

Comines, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 15 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Lille guide


at 15 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 36 km (direction west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 44 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Douai guide


at 45 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 46 km (direction south-east)

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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Markets in and near Comines

Market days in Comines: weekly market: Monday;

  • Comines: market Monday (0km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (9km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (12km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (17km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (18km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (24km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (26km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (27km)

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

Tourist attractions near Comines, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (0km)
  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (12km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (19km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (36km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (44km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (45km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (46km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (53km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (47km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (15km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (9km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (15km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (42km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (44km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (49km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Tourcoing (12km)
  • Wasquehal (14km)
  • Wattignies (20km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (14km)

Geography and distances

Comines is in the north-east of France at 15 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Comines is 217 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Comines

Canton: Quesnoy-sur-Deûle

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59560

Distance to Comines

from Lille (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 217 km

from Calais: 83 km

from Nice: 848 km

from Bordeaux: 711 km

from Strasbourg: 419 km

Getting here

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

We have 5 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bousbecque, Frelinghien, Linselles, Warneton and Wervicq-Sud.

This page in French: Visiter Comines