Drocourt tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 11 km from Drocourt

Visit Drocourt: highlights and tourist information

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Drocourt 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 Drocourt in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 11 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 16 km.

Drocourt, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction 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 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 16 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras guide


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

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

See Lille guide


at 34 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


at 36 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 38 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 44 km (direction west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 46 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


at 55 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


at 61 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide

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Markets in and near Drocourt

  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (3km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (4km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (6km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (7km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (7km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (8km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (10km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Drocourt, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (29km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (42km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (36km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (44km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (30km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (34km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (24km)
  • Mastaing (29km)
  • Wasquehal (34km)
  • Tourcoing (40km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (29km)

Geography and distances

Drocourt is in the north of France at 15 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Drocourt is 176 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Drocourt

Canton: Rouvroy

Arrondissement: Arras

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62320

Distance to Drocourt

from Arras (prefecture): 15 km

from Paris: 176 km

from Calais: 98 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 671 km

from Strasbourg: 402 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheville, Arleux-en-Gohelle, Billy-Montigny, Bois-Bernard, Dourges, Fouquieres-les-Lens, Fresnoy-en-Gohelle, Harnes, Henin-Beaumont, Izel-les-Equerchin, Loison-sous-Lens, Mericourt, Montigny-en-Gohelle, Neuvireuil, Noyelles-Godault, Noyelles-sous-Lens, Oppy, Quiery-la-Motte, Rouvroy, Sallaumines and Willerval.

This page in French: Visiter Drocourt