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Fouquieres-les-Lens tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fouquieres-les-Lens in Pas-de-Calais

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

Visit Fouquieres-les-Lens: highlights and tourist information

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Fouquieres-les-Lens is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!



at 14 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

Douai has a pleasant old town and one of...

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...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide


at 19 km (direction south-west)

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

See Arras guide


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

The renaissance of Lille over the last 20 years has...

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...

See Roubaix guide


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

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

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...

See Cambrai guide


at 43 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, 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...

See Cassel guide


at 58 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide

... 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

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

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