Fechain tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fechain: highlights and tourist information

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Fechain is situated in the Nord department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north-east of France at 43 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fechain is 169 kilometres from Paris).

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!

 
 

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

Map of places to visit near Fechain

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

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)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fechain

Canton: Arleux

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

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