Fouquieres-les-Bethune tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Aire-sur-la-Lys at 21 km from Fouquieres-les-Bethune

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Fouquieres-les-Bethune is situated in the Pas-de-Calais 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 Fouquieres-les-Bethune in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Aire-sur-la-Lys at 21 km and Arras at 28 km.

Fouquieres-les-Bethune, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 21 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide


at 28 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 29 km (direction south-east)

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

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Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 32 km (direction south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 33 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

The town of Cassel is built on the highest hill in the Flanders region...

See Cassel guide


at 35 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide


at 36 km (direction west-north-west)

The attractive centre of Saint-Omr is one of the best towns to see houses...

See Saint-Omer guide


at 37 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide


at 43 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

At Esquelbec you can admire the Flemand style town centre with its Chateau and...

See Esquelbecq guide


at 45 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 47 km (direction west-south-west)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this region of...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 50 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

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at 59 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide


at 63 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The small Picardy village of Saint-Riquier includes an attractive benedictine abbey church, a belfry...

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Markets in and near Fouquieres-les-Bethune

  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (2km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (5km)
  • Bruay-la-Buissiere: market Sunday & Friday (6km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (7km)
  • Marles-les-Mines: market Saturday (8km)
  • Calonne-Ricouart: market Thursday (10km)
  • Auchel: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Lillers: market Saturday (11km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (11km)
  • Grenay: market Tuesday (11km)

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Tourist attractions near Fouquieres-les-Bethune, France

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

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (35km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (32km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (33km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (43km)
  • Le jardin des Lianes (47km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (47km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (50km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Les Prés du Hem (28km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (35km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (38km)
  • Forêt d'Hesdin (44km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (32km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (37km)
  • Wasquehal (40km)
  • Tourcoing (45km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (34km)

Geography and distances

Fouquieres-les-Bethune is in the north of France at 28 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Fouquieres-les-Bethune is 185 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fouquieres-les-Bethune

Canton: Béthune-Sud

Arrondissement: Béthune

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62232

Distance to Fouquieres-les-Bethune

from Arras (prefecture): 28 km

from Paris: 185 km

from Calais: 72 km

from Nice: 835 km

from Bordeaux: 675 km

from Strasbourg: 428 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fouquieres-les-Bethune from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 24 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Annezin, Bethune, Beuvry, Bruay-la-Buissiere, Chocques, Drouvin-le-Marais, Essars, Fouquereuil, Gonnehem, Gosnay, Haillicourt, Hesdigneul-les-Bethune, Hinges, Houchin, Labeuvriere, Labourse, Lapugnoy, Noeux-les-Mines, Oblinghem, Ruitz, Sailly-Labourse, Vaudricourt, Vendin-les-Bethune and Verquin.

This page in French: Visiter Fouquieres-les-Bethune