Courcelles-les-Lens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 7 km from Courcelles-les-Lens

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Courcelles-les-Lens 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 Courcelles-les-Lens in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 7 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 23 km.

Courcelles-les-Lens, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 7 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 23 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 25 km (direction west-south-west), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide


at 29 km (direction east), in the Nord department

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide


at 32 km (direction south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 50 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 52 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


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

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

See Cassel guide

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Markets in and near Courcelles-les-Lens

Market days in Courcelles-les-Lens: weekly market: Sunday;

  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (0km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (3km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (4km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (5km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (7km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (7km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (8km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (9km)

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Tourist attractions near Courcelles-les-Lens, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (28km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (41km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (31km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (41km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (26km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (19km)
  • Mastaing (24km)
  • Wasquehal (29km)
  • Tourcoing (35km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (25km)

Geography and distances

Courcelles-les-Lens is in the north of France at 22 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Courcelles-les-Lens is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Courcelles-les-Lens

Canton: Leforest

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62970

Distance to Courcelles-les-Lens

from Arras (prefecture): 22 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 101 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 676 km

from Strasbourg: 398 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Courcelles-les-Lens from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 18 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Auby, Courrieres, Cuincy, Douai, Dourges, Esquerchin, Evin-Malmaison, Flers-en-Escrebieux, Henin-Beaumont, Lauwin-Planque, Leforest, Moncheaux, Noyelles-Godault, Oignies, Ostricourt, Quiery-la-Motte, Raimbeaucourt and Roost-Warendin.

This page in French: Visiter Courcelles-les-Lens