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Famars tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 11 km from Famars

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Famars 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 Famars in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 11 km and Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 16 km.

Famars, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 11 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 16 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 20 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 20 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
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Maroilles

Maroilles

at 26 km (direction south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 27 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Douai

Douai

at 32 km (direction west)

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

See Douai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 44 km (direction east-south-east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See Roubaix guide
Lille

Lille

at 48 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide

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Markets in and near Famars

  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (6km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (8km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (9km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (9km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (9km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (13km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (16km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (19km)

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

Tourist attractions near Famars, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (15km)
  • l'Avesnois (30km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (48km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (26km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (48km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (22km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (15km)
  • Wattignies (45km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (47km)
  • Wasquehal (48km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (49km)
 
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Geography and distances

Famars is in the north-east of France at 48 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Famars is 183 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Famars

Canton: Valenciennes-Sud

Arrondissement: Valenciennes

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59300

Distance to Famars

from Lille (prefecture): 48 km

from Paris: 183 km

from Calais: 137 km

from Nice: 788 km

from Bordeaux: 682 km

from Strasbourg: 361 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Artres, Aulnoy-Lez-Valenciennes, Estreux, Haulchin, Herin, La Sentinelle, Maing, Maresches, Marly, Monchaux-sur-Ecaillon, Oisy, Preseau, Prouvy, Querenaing, Rouvignies, Saultain, Sepmeries, Sommaing, Thiant, Trith-Saint-Leger, Valenciennes, Vendegies-sur-Ecaillon and Verchain-Maugre.

This page in French: Visiter Famars

 
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