Fenain tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fenain in Nord

Visit Fenain: highlights and tourist information

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Fenain 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 35 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fenain is 181 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Saint-Amand-les-Eaux at 13 km and Douai at 16 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fenain, 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 Fenain 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 Fenain

Markets in and near Fenain

Market days in Fenain: weekly market: Saturday;

  • Fenain: market Saturday (0km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (3km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (5km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (5km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (8km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (10km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (15km)
  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (16km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Fenain, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Fenain.

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (11km)
  • l'Avesnois (46km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (32km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (36km)
  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (41km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (5km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (7km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (36km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (48km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (7km)
  • Wattignies (30km)
  • Wasquehal (36km)
  • Tourcoing (41km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (35km)
 
 

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fenain

Canton: Marchiennes

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Postcode: 59179

Distance to Fenain

from Lille (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 181 km

from Calais: 121 km

from Nice: 799 km

from Bordeaux: 680 km

from Strasbourg: 377 km

Getting here

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

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Abscon, Aniche, Auberchicourt, Bruille-Lez-Marchiennes, Ecaillon, Emerchicourt, Erre, Escaudain, Helesmes, Hornaing, Lourches, Marchiennes, Rieulay, Somain, Vred, Wandignies-Hamage and Warlaing.

This page in French: Visiter Fenain