Erquinghem-Lys tourism and travel guide

Photo of Erquinghem-Lys in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 16 km from Erquinghem-Lys

Visit Erquinghem-Lys: highlights and tourist information

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Erquinghem-Lys 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 Erquinghem-Lys in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 16 km and Roubaix at 24 km.

Erquinghem-Lys, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 16 km (direction east)

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

See Lille guide


at 24 km (direction east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 28 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide


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

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 37 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 38 km (direction south-east)

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

See Douai guide


at 41 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 44 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 44 km (direction south), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 49 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 56 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide

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

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Markets in and near Erquinghem-Lys

  • Armentieres: market Friday (3km)
  • Estaires: market Thursday (9km)
  • Bailleul: market Tuesday (9km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (13km)
  • Comines: market Monday (15km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (16km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (18km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (20km)
  • Hazebrouck: market Monday (21km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (22km)

More information about Erquinghem-Lys, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Erquinghem-Lys, France

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

Heritage sites

  • Beffroi d'Armentières (Belfries of Belgium and France) (3km)
  • Beffroi de Bailleul (Belfries of Belgium and France) (10km)
  • Beffroi de Loos (Belfries of Belgium and France) (14km)
  • Beffroi de Comines (Belfries of Belgium and France) (15km)
  • Beffroi de Lille (Belfries of Belgium and France) (17km)
  • Beffroi de Béthune (Belfries of Belgium and France) (22km)
  • Beffroi d'Aire-sur-la-Lys (Belfries of Belgium and France) (31km)
  • Beffroi de Douai (Belfries of Belgium and France) (38km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville d'Arras (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Beffroi de Bergues (Belfries of Belgium and France) (43km)
  • Arras citadelle (Vauban fortifications) (44km)
  • Beffroi de l'église St-Éloi de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (51km)
  • Beffroi et hôtel de ville de Dunkerque (Belfries of Belgium and France) (52km)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (49km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (16km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (23km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (23km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (28km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (56km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (4km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (16km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (41km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (42km)
  • Dune fossile de Ghyvelde (47km)
  • Réserve naturelle de la Dune Marchand (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (18km)
  • Wasquehal (21km)
  • Tourcoing (23km)
  • Mastaing (53km)
  • Grande-Synthe (53km)
  • Loon-Plage (56km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (61km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (15km)

Geography and distances

Erquinghem-Lys is in the north-east of France at 16 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Erquinghem-Lys is 205 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Erquinghem-Lys

Canton: Armentières

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59193

Distance to Erquinghem-Lys

from Lille (prefecture): 16 km

from Paris: 205 km

from Calais: 76 km

from Nice: 844 km

from Bordeaux: 697 km

from Strasbourg: 423 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Erquinghem-Lys from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 8 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Armentieres, Bois-Grenier, Fleurbaix, Houplines, La Chapelle-d'Armentieres, Nieppe, Sailly-sur-la-Lys and Steenwerck.

This page in French: Visiter Erquinghem-Lys