Fretin tourism and travel guide

Photo of Fretin in Nord

Photo is of Lille at 10 km from Fretin

Visit Fretin: highlights and tourist information

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Fretin 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 Fretin in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Lille at 10 km and Roubaix at 15 km.

Fretin, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 10 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide


at 15 km (direction north-north-east)

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

See Roubaix guide


at 21 km (direction south-south-west)

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

See Douai guide


at 24 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 40 km (direction south-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 40 km (direction south-west), in the Pas-de-Calais department

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

See Arras guide


at 45 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Cambrai guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 50 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 53 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Cassel guide


at 55 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Bavay guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 58 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide


at 61 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Esquelbecq guide


at 65 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide

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Markets in and near Fretin

  • Cysoing: market Tuesday & Sunday (6km)
  • Hem: market Saturday (11km)
  • Haubourdin: market Friday (12km)
  • Libercourt: market Thursday (12km)
  • Croix: market Wednesday & Sunday & Saturday (14km)
  • Leforest: market Wednesday (14km)
  • Annoeullin: market Tuesday (14km)
  • Carvin: market Saturday (14km)
  • Auby: market Wednesday (17km)
  • Courrieres: market Wednesday (17km)

More information about Fretin, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Fretin, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • Scarpe-Escaut (25km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (10km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le parc Barbieux (14km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (25km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (12km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (18km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (19km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (20km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (24km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (7km)
  • Wasquehal (12km)
  • Tourcoing (18km)
  • Mastaing (31km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (11km)

Geography and distances

Fretin is in the north-east of France at 10 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Fretin is 197 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Fretin

Canton: Pont-à-Marcq

Arrondissement: Lille

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59273

Distance to Fretin

from Lille (prefecture): 10 km

from Paris: 197 km

from Calais: 100 km

from Nice: 824 km

from Bordeaux: 694 km

from Strasbourg: 399 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Fretin from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 21 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Anstaing, Attiches, Avelin, Bouvines, Cappelle-en-Pevele, Chereng, Cysoing, Ennevelin, Faches-Thumesnil, Genech, Gruson, Lesquin, Louvil, Peronne-en-Melantois, Ronchin, Sainghin-en-Melantois, Templemars, Templeuve, Tourmignies, Vendeville and Wattignies.

This page in French: Visiter Fretin