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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.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 4 km and Roubaix at 12 km. For more sites to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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

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

Lille

Lille

at 4 km (direction )

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

See Lille guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 12 km (direction north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide
Douai

Douai

at 26 km (direction south)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 31 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
 
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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...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Arras

Arras

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

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

See Arras guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 46 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

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...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 51 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 55 km (direction west-north-west)

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

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...

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...

See Forest of Mormal guide

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

Map of places to visit near Faches-Thumesnil

 
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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)

Hotels near Faches-Thumesnil

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)
 
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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

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