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Elesmes tourism and travel guide

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Visit Elesmes: highlights and tourist information

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Elesmes is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 76 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Elesmes is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Bavay at 15 km and Solre-le-Chateau at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Elesmes, 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 Elesmes in Hauts-de-France.

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


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

Map of places to visit near Elesmes


Markets in and near Elesmes

  • Jeumont: market Thursday (7km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (16km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (21km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (32km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (35km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (36km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (37km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (37km)

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

Tourist attractions near Elesmes, France

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

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (19km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (44km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (26km)

Villages d'etape

(recommended place to break a long journey)

  • Rocroi (56km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Elesmes

Canton: Maubeuge-Nord

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59600

Distance to Elesmes

from Lille (prefecture): 76 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 168 km

from Nice: 774 km

from Bordeaux: 698 km

from Strasbourg: 331 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Assevent, Bersillies, Bettignies, Boussois, Cerfontaine, Colleret, Gognies-Chaussee, Louvroil, Mairieux, Marpent, Maubeuge, Recquignies, Rousies, Vieux-Reng and Villers-Sire-Nicole.

This page in French: Visiter Elesmes

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