Ecuelin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ecuelin in Nord

Photo is of Maroilles at 12 km from Ecuelin

Visit Ecuelin: highlights and tourist information

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Ecuelin 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 Ecuelin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 12 km and Forest of Mormal at 12 km.

Ecuelin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 12 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 12 km (direction west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 13 km (direction east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and the town...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 14 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bavay guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 20 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 44 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 48 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is a remarkable...

See Saint-Quentin guide

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Map of places to visit near Ecuelin


Markets in and near Ecuelin

  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (4km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (8km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (14km)
  • Jeumont: market Thursday (18km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (19km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (21km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (22km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (27km)
  • Hirson: market Thursday & Monday (33km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)

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

Tourist attractions near Ecuelin, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (4km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (12km)
  • Jardins du château (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (57km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (53km)

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (44km)

Geography and distances

Ecuelin is in the north-east of France at 77 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Ecuelin is 186 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ecuelin

Canton: Berlaimont

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59620

Distance to Ecuelin

from Lille (prefecture): 77 km

from Paris: 186 km

from Calais: 167 km

from Nice: 765 km

from Bordeaux: 684 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

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

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aulnoye-Aymeries, Bachant, Beaufort, Boussieres-sur-Sambre, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Dourlers, Eclaibes, Floursies, Leval, Limont-Fontaine, Monceau-Saint-Waast, Pont-sur-Sambre, Saint-Aubin, Saint-Remy-Chaussee, Saint-Remy-du-Nord and Semousies.

This page in French: Visiter Ecuelin