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Faumont tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 11 km from Faumont

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Faumont 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 Faumont in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 11 km and Lille at 20 km.

Faumont, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Douai

Douai

at 11 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Douai guide
Lille

Lille

at 20 km (direction north-north-west)

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

See Lille guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 21 km (direction east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 26 km (direction east)

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

See Roubaix guide
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 32 km (direction west-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 33 km (direction west-south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 34 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 43 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 51 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 57 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 59 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 69 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide

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Markets in and near Faumont

  • Leforest: market Wednesday (6km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (8km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (9km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (9km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (10km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (13km)
  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (13km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (13km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)

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

Tourist attractions near Faumont, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (20km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (20km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (24km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (36km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (57km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (8km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (10km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (22km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (33km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (16km)
  • Mastaing (21km)
  • Wasquehal (23km)
  • Tourcoing (29km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (21km)
 
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Geography and distances

Faumont is in the north-east of France at 20 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Faumont is 187 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Faumont

Canton: Orchies

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59310

Distance to Faumont

from Lille (prefecture): 20 km

from Paris: 187 km

from Calais: 105 km

from Nice: 813 km

from Bordeaux: 684 km

from Strasbourg: 393 km

Getting here

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

We have 14 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anhiers, Auby, Bersee, Cappelle-en-Pevele, Coutiches, Flines-Lez-Raches, Leforest, Merignies, Moncheaux, Raches, Raimbeaucourt, Roost-Warendin, Thumeries and Tourmignies.

This page in French: Visiter Faumont

 
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