Fouquieres-les-Lens tourism and travel guide

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Photo is of Douai at 14 km from Fouquieres-les-Lens

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Fouquieres-les-Lens 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-Lens in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Douai at 14 km and Arras Carriere Wellington at 19 km.

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

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



at 14 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
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras guide


at 25 km (direction north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide


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

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

See Roubaix guide


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

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 38 km (direction 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 43 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
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 45 km (direction west-south-west)

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

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide


at 51 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide

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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)

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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

Fouquieres-les-Lens is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Fouquieres-les-Lens is 180 kilometres from Paris).

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