Erchin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Erchin in Nord

Photo is of Douai at 9 km from Erchin

Visit Erchin: highlights and tourist information

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Erchin 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 Erchin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 9 km and Cambrai at 18 km.

Erchin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 9 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 18 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 24 km (direction east-north-east)

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

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

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 28 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 28 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 34 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 37 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 42 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 45 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 46 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide


at 47 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide

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

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Map of places to visit near Erchin


Markets in and near Erchin

  • Aniche: market Friday (7km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (8km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (11km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (12km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (13km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (15km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (16km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (16km)

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

Tourist attractions near Erchin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (22km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (27km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (37km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (40km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (47km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (11km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (13km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (38km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (10km)
  • Wattignies (31km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (36km)
  • Wasquehal (39km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (37km)

Geography and distances

Erchin is in the north-east of France at 37 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Erchin is 173 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Erchin

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59169

Distance to Erchin

from Lille (prefecture): 37 km

from Paris: 173 km

from Calais: 116 km

from Nice: 798 km

from Bordeaux: 670 km

from Strasbourg: 383 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arleux, Auberchicourt, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Bruille-Lez-Marchiennes, Brunemont, Bugnicourt, Cantin, Dechy, Ecaillon, Fechain, Fressain, Goeulzin, Guesnain, Lewarde, Loffre, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Masny, Monchecourt, Montigny-en-Ostrevent, Palluel, Roucourt, Sin-le-Noble and Villers-Au-Tertre.

This page in French: Visiter Erchin