Ghissignies tourism and travel guide

Photo of Ghissignies in Nord

Photo is of Le Quesnoy at 3 km from Ghissignies

Visit Ghissignies: highlights and tourist information

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Ghissignies 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 Ghissignies in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Le Quesnoy at 3 km and Forest of Mormal at 9 km.

Ghissignies, France: places to visit and attractions

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

Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 3 km (direction north-east)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 9 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Maroilles

Maroilles

at 14 km (direction east-south-east)

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

See Maroilles guide
Bavay

Bavay

at 15 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Bavay guide
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Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 28 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 29 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide
Solre-le-Chateau

Solre-le-Chateau

at 34 km (direction east)

Solre-le-Chateau is best known for its church with a sloping spire and...

See Solre-le-Chateau guide
Douai

Douai

at 42 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Douai guide
Saint-Quentin

Saint-Quentin

at 48 km (direction south-west), in the Aisne department

In the central square in Saint-Quentin, the 16th century town hall is...

See Saint-Quentin guide
Peronne

Peronne

at 59 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

The town of Péronne is above all known for its impressive Museum...

See Peronne guide
Lille

Lille

at 60 km (direction north-west)

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

See Lille guide

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Markets in and near Ghissignies

  • Bavay: market Friday (15km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (16km)
  • Avesnes-les-Aubert: market Thursday & Sunday (17km)
  • Anzin: market Tuesday & Friday (18km)
  • Douchy-les-Mines: market Saturday (18km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (19km)
  • Beuvrages: market Sunday (19km)
  • Denain: market Thursday (20km)
  • Bruay-sur-l'Escaut: market Thursday & Sunday (20km)
  • Escaudain: market Monday (23km)

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Tourist attractions near Ghissignies, France

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

Heritage sites

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (19km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (27km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (31km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (14km)
  • Jardins du château (41km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (33km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (43km)
  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (47km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (24km)
  • Guyencourt-Saulcourt (46km)
  • Gauchy (51km)
  • Wattignies (57km)
 
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Geography and distances

Ghissignies is in the north-east of France at 60 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Ghissignies is 178 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Ghissignies

Canton: Quesnoy-Est

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59530

Distance to Ghissignies

from Lille (prefecture): 60 km

from Paris: 178 km

from Calais: 148 km

from Nice: 776 km

from Bordeaux: 677 km

from Strasbourg: 350 km

Getting here

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

We have 19 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaudignies, Beaurain, Capelle, Englefontaine, Escarmain, Frasnoy, Hecq, Jolimetz, Le Quesnoy, Louvignies-Quesnoy, Neuville-en-Avesnois, Orsinval, Poix-du-Nord, Potelle, Raucourt-Au-Bois, Ruesnes, Salesches, Vendegies-Au-Bois and Villereau.

This page in French: Visiter Ghissignies

 
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