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Fouquieres-les-Lens tourism and travel guide

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Visit Fouquieres-les-Lens: highlights and tourist information

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Fouquieres-les-Lens is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Fouquieres-les-Lens is 180 kilometres from Paris).

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 14 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 19 km. For more places to visit and local tourist attractions see the map and listings below.

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Fouquieres-les-Lens, 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 Fouquieres-les-Lens 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 Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Fouquieres-les-Lens


Markets in and near Fouquieres-les-Lens

  • Billy-Montigny: market Sunday (1km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (2km)
  • Henin-Beaumont: market Tuesday & Friday (3km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (4km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (6km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (6km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (8km)
  • Courcelles-les-Lens: market Sunday (8km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (9km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (10km)

More information about Fouquieres-les-Lens, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Fouquieres-les-Lens, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (36km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (25km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (46km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (33km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (42km)
  • Parc du château de Sericourt (45km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (51km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (24km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (25km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (26km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (30km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (59km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (20km)
  • Wasquehal (31km)
  • Mastaing (31km)
  • Tourcoing (37km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (25km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Fouquieres-les-Lens

Canton: Noyelles-sous-Lens

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62740

Distance to Fouquieres-les-Lens

from Arras (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 180 km

from Calais: 94 km

from Nice: 817 km

from Bordeaux: 674 km

from Strasbourg: 405 km

Getting here

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

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Acheville, Annay, Avion, Billy-Montigny, Bois-Bernard, Courrieres, Dourges, Drocourt, Estevelles, Harnes, Henin-Beaumont, Lens, Loison-sous-Lens, Mericourt, Montigny-en-Gohelle, Noyelles-Godault, Noyelles-sous-Lens, Oignies, Rouvroy, Sallaumines and Vendin-le-Vieil.

This page in French: Visiter Fouquieres-les-Lens

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