Faches-Thumesnil tourism and travel guide

Photo of Faches-Thumesnil in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 4 km from Faches-Thumesnil

Visit Faches-Thumesnil: highlights and tourist information

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Faches-Thumesnil 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 Faches-Thumesnil in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 4 km and Roubaix at 12 km.

Faches-Thumesnil, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction )

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

See Lille guide


at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Douai guide


at 31 km (direction east-south-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 41 km (direction south-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 42 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 48 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 56 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 65 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide

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Markets in and near Faches-Thumesnil

  • Haubourdin: market Friday (6km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (10km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (11km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (11km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (13km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (14km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (15km)
  • Armentieres: market Friday (16km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (18km)
  • Comines: market Monday (18km)

More information about Faches-Thumesnil, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Faches-Thumesnil, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (31km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (4km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (11km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (20km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (46km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (5km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (23km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (26km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (2km)
  • Wasquehal (9km)
  • Tourcoing (15km)
  • Mastaing (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (4km)

Geography and distances

Faches-Thumesnil is in the north-east of France at 4 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Faches-Thumesnil is 201 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faches-Thumesnil

Canton: Lille-Sud-Est

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59155

Distance to Faches-Thumesnil

from Lille (prefecture): 4 km

from Paris: 201 km

from Calais: 94 km

from Nice: 830 km

from Bordeaux: 696 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Faches-Thumesnil from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 16 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Emmerin, Fretin, Haubourdin, Houplin-Ancoisne, La Madeleine, Lambersart, Lesquin, Lezennes, Lille, Loos, Noyelles-les-Seclin, Ronchin, Sequedin, Templemars, Vendeville and Wattignies.

This page in French: Visiter Faches-Thumesnil