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Don tourism and travel guide

Photo of Don in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 14 km from Don

Visit Don: highlights and tourist information

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Don is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 14 km and Douai at 23 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

Don, France: places to visit and attractions

Some of the places that we have visited and reviewed and can recommend when you are sightseeing close to Don in Hauts-de-France.

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

Lille

Lille

at 14 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide
Douai

Douai

at 23 km (direction south-east)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of...

See Douai guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 31 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
 
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Arras

Arras

at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 38 km (direction east)

Established as a spa centre for more than 2000...

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 38 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 41 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 49 km (direction south-east)

Remarkably for the town that was the site of...

See Cambrai guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 51 km (direction north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 51 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 51 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to...

See Saint-Omer guide

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

Map of places to visit near Don

 
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Markets in and near Don

  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (7km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (8km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (8km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (10km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (12km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (15km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (15km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (15km)

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

Tourist attractions near Don, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (38km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (14km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (22km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (30km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (41km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (15km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (20km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (10km)
  • Wasquehal (20km)
  • Tourcoing (26km)
  • Mastaing (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (13km)
 
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Geography and distances

Don is in the north-east of France at 14 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Don is 193 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Don

Canton: Seclin-Sud

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59272

Distance to Don

from Lille (prefecture): 14 km

from Paris: 193 km

from Calais: 87 km

from Nice: 829 km

from Bordeaux: 687 km

from Strasbourg: 411 km

Getting here

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

We have 22 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Allennes-les-Marais, Annoeullin, Bauvin, Billy-Berclau, Camphin-en-Carembault, Carnin, Chemy, Emmerin, Fournes-en-Weppes, Gondecourt, Hantay, Herlies, Herrin, Houplin-Ancoisne, Marquillies, Provin, Sainghin-en-Weppes, Salome, Santes, Wavrin, Wicres and Wingles.

This page in French: Visiter Don

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