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Fechain tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Cambrai at 12 km from Fechain

Visit Fechain: highlights and tourist information

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Fechain is situated in the Nord department and Hauts-de-France region.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 12 km and Douai at 15 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fechain, 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 Fechain in Hauts-de-France.

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

Cambrai

Cambrai

at 12 km (direction south)

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

See Cambrai guide
Douai

Douai

at 15 km (direction north-west)

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of...

See Douai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 25 km (direction north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 30 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
 
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Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

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

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

See Arras guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 38 km (direction east)

Mormal forest is the largest forest in the region...

See Forest of Mormal guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 42 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 42 km (direction east)

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

See Bavay guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 42 km (direction south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Lille

Lille

at 43 km (direction north-north-west)

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years...

See Lille guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 47 km (direction south), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 47 km (direction south)

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

See Roubaix guide

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Map of places to visit near Fechain

 
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Markets in and near Fechain

  • Aniche: market Friday (8km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (12km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (13km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (13km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (15km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (15km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (15km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (18km)

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

Tourist attractions near Fechain, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (24km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (21km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (43km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (42km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (8km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (31km)
  • Wattignies (38km)
  • Wasquehal (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (43km)
 
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Geography and distances

Fechain is in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fechain is 169 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fechain

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59247

Distance to Fechain

from Lille (prefecture): 43 km

from Paris: 169 km

from Calais: 122 km

from Nice: 792 km

from Bordeaux: 667 km

from Strasbourg: 378 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abancourt, Aubencheul-Au-Bac, Aubigny-Au-Bac, Bantigny, Blecourt, Brunemont, Bugnicourt, Cuvillers, Emerchicourt, Epinoy, Erchin, Eswars, Fressain, Fressies, Hem-Lenglet, Marcq-en-Ostrevent, Monchecourt, Paillencourt, Sancourt, Thun-l'Eveque, Villers-Au-Tertre, Wasnes-Au-Bac and Wavrechain-sous-Faulx.

This page in French: Visiter Fechain

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