Croix tourism and travel guide

Photo of Croix in Nord

Photo is of Roubaix at 2 km from Croix

Visit Croix: highlights and tourist information

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Croix 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 Croix in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Roubaix at 2 km and Lille at 8 km.

Croix, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 2 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 8 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 32 km (direction south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 35 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 49 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 52 km (direction 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 52 km (direction 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
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 59 km (direction south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 62 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Croix


Markets in and near Croix

Market days in Croix: weekly market: Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday;

  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (0km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (4km)
  • Halluin: market Saturday (12km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Comines: market Monday (14km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (14km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (19km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (25km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (25km)

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

Tourist attractions near Croix, France

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

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) (8km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (1km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (12km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (8km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (32km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (60km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wasquehal (2km)
  • Tourcoing (5km)
  • Wattignies (13km)
  • Mastaing (43km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (9km)

Geography and distances

Croix is in the north-east of France at 8 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Croix is 211 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Croix

Canton: Roubaix-Ouest

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59170

Distance to Croix

from Lille (prefecture): 8 km

from Paris: 211 km

from Calais: 96 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 707 km

from Strasbourg: 404 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Bondues, Forest-sur-Marque, Hem, La Madeleine, Lannoy, Leers, Lys-Lez-Lannoy, Marcq-en-Baroeul, Mouvaux, Roubaix, Sailly-Lez-Lannoy, Toufflers, Tourcoing, Wasquehal, Wattrelos and Willems.

This page in French: Visiter Croix