Dechy tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 4 km from Dechy

Visit Dechy: highlights and tourist information

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Dechy 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 Dechy in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 4 km and Cambrai at 23 km.

Dechy, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 23 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 26 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 27 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 32 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 38 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 38 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 46 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 48 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 49 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide


at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 67 km (direction north-west)

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

See Cassel guide

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Markets in and near Dechy

  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (4km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (7km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (9km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (10km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (12km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (16km)

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

Tourist attractions near Dechy, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (32km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (32km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (36km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (6km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (9km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (33km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (42km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (14km)
  • Wattignies (27km)
  • Wasquehal (35km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (40km)
  • Tourcoing (41km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (32km)

Geography and distances

Dechy is in the north-east of France at 32 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Dechy is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Dechy

Canton: Douai-Sud

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59187

Distance to Dechy

from Lille (prefecture): 32 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 112 km

from Nice: 803 km

from Bordeaux: 673 km

from Strasbourg: 388 km

Getting here

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

We have 25 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anhiers, Bellonne, Cantin, Corbehem, Courchelettes, Cuincy, Douai, Erchin, Estrees, Ferin, Flers-en-Escrebieux, Goeulzin, Gouy-sous-Bellonne, Guesnain, Lallaing, Lambres-Lez-Douai, Lauwin-Planque, Lewarde, Loffre, Masny, Montigny-en-Ostrevent, Roucourt, Sin-le-Noble, Villers-Au-Tertre and Waziers.

This page in French: Visiter Dechy