Ferin tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 5 km from Ferin

Visit Ferin: highlights and tourist information

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Ferin 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 Ferin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 5 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 21 km.

Ferin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 5 km (direction )

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

See Douai guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 21 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that were used...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 22 km (direction south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 22 km (direction west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 29 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Lille guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 41 km (direction east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 41 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 49 km (direction east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 53 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 59 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys is the...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide

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

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Markets in and near Ferin

  • Douai: market Wednesday & Saturday (5km)
  • Flers-en-Escrebieux: market Friday (8km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (10km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (11km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (12km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (13km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (14km)
  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (15km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Fenain: market Saturday (17km)

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

Tourist attractions near Ferin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (31km)
  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (40km)

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 de la Tourbière de Vred (14km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (17km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (36km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (44km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (17km)
  • Wattignies (29km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (37km)
  • Wasquehal (38km)
  • Tourcoing (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (35km)

Geography and distances

Ferin is in the north-east of France at 35 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Ferin is 172 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ferin

Canton: Douai-Sud

Arrondissement: Douai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59169

Distance to Ferin

from Lille (prefecture): 35 km

from Paris: 172 km

from Calais: 110 km

from Nice: 802 km

from Bordeaux: 669 km

from Strasbourg: 389 km

Getting here

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

We have 23 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Arleux, Bellonne, Brebieres, Bugnicourt, Cantin, Corbehem, Courchelettes, Dechy, Douai, Esquerchin, Estrees, Etaing, Goeulzin, Gouy-sous-Bellonne, Guesnain, Hamel, Lambres-Lez-Douai, Lecluse, Noyelles-sous-Bellonne, Roucourt, Sailly-en-Ostrevent, Sin-le-Noble and Tortequesne.

This page in French: Visiter Ferin