Fontaine-Au-Pire tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fontaine-Au-Pire in Nord

Photo is of Cambrai at 11 km from Fontaine-Au-Pire

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Fontaine-Au-Pire 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 Fontaine-Au-Pire in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Cambrai at 11 km and Le Quesnoy at 23 km.

Fontaine-Au-Pire, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 11 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 23 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 27 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 28 km (direction east)

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

See Maroilles guide


at 32 km (direction south-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


at 34 km (direction north-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 36 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide


at 36 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 38 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

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

See Peronne guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 45 km (direction west-north-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 46 km (direction west-north-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide

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Markets in and near Fontaine-Au-Pire

  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (7km)
  • Cambrai: market Wednesday & Saturday (11km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (17km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (19km)
  • Fresnoy-le-Grand: market Monday (20km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (22km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (23km)
  • Abscon: market Tuesday (23km)
  • Aniche: market Friday (25km)

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Tourist attractions near Fontaine-Au-Pire, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (34km)
  • l'Avesnois (35km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (28km)
  • Jardins du château (37km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (56km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (31km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (37km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (20km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (26km)
  • Gauchy (35km)

Geography and distances

Fontaine-Au-Pire is in the north-east of France at 61 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fontaine-Au-Pire is 160 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fontaine-Au-Pire

Canton: Carnières

Arrondissement: Cambrai

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59157

Distance to Fontaine-Au-Pire

from Lille (prefecture): 61 km

from Paris: 160 km

from Calais: 141 km

from Nice: 773 km

from Bordeaux: 659 km

from Strasbourg: 360 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fontaine-Au-Pire from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 17 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaumont-en-Cambresis, Beauvois-en-Cambresis, Bertry, Bethencourt, Bevillers, Boussieres-en-Cambresis, Carnieres, Cattenieres, Caudry, Caullery, Cauroir, Esnes, Estourmel, Haucourt-en-Cambresis, Montigny-en-Cambresis, Quievy and Wambaix.

This page in French: Visiter Fontaine-Au-Pire