Grand-Fayt tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grand-Fayt in Nord

Photo is of Maroilles at 4 km from Grand-Fayt

Visit Grand-Fayt: highlights and tourist information

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Grand-Fayt 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 Grand-Fayt in Hauts-de-France.

Popular places to visit nearby include Maroilles at 4 km and Forest of Mormal at 11 km.

Grand-Fayt, France: places to visit and attractions

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



at 4 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Maroilles guide
Forest of Mormal

Forest of Mormal

at 11 km (direction north-west)

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

See Forest of Mormal guide
Le Quesnoy

Le Quesnoy

at 19 km (direction north-west)

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

See Le Quesnoy guide


at 21 km (direction north-west)

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

See Bavay guide


at 22 km (direction east-north-east)

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

See Solre-le-Chateau guide


at 41 km (direction west)

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

See Cambrai guide


at 46 km (direction north-west)

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

See Saint-Amand-les-Eaux guide


at 47 km (direction west-south-west), in the Aisne department

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

See Saint-Quentin guide


Most Beautiful Village at 48 km (direction south-east), in the Aisne department

The small and rather remote village of Parfondeval is lso very picturesque and centred...

See Parfondeval guide

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Map of places to visit near Grand-Fayt


Markets in and near Grand-Fayt

  • Avesnes-sur-Helpe: market Friday (9km)
  • Aulnoye-Aymeries: market Tuesday (10km)
  • Le Nouvion-en-Thierache: market Wednesday (11km)
  • Fourmies: market Saturday (20km)
  • Bavay: market Friday (21km)
  • Anor: market Wednesday (25km)
  • Guise: market Saturday (27km)
  • Caudry: market Tuesday & Friday (28km)
  • Bohain-en-Vermandois: market Friday (29km)
  • Cousolre: market Wednesday (29km)

More information about Grand-Fayt, Nord-Pas-de-Calais

Tourist attractions near Grand-Fayt, France

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

Heritage sites

Most beautiful villages in France

(see also beautiful French villages)

Recommended detour towns (fr: plus beau détour)

Regional Natural Parcs

  • l'Avesnois (7km)
  • Scarpe-Escaut (45km)

Churches and religious monuments

  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (39km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Le jardin de Sylvie Fontaine (4km)
  • Jardins du château (30km)
  • Jardin de Bosmont-sur-Serre (42km)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle des Marais d'Isle (46km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (51km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (52km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Mastaing (41km)
  • Gauchy (50km)

Geography and distances

Grand-Fayt is in the north-east of France at 79 kilometres from Lille, the department capital (general information: Grand-Fayt is 175 kilometres from Paris).

Geographical Information

Commune: Grand-Fayt

Canton: Avesnes-sur-Helpe-Sud

Arrondissement: Avesnes-sur-Helpe

Department: Nord

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 59244

Distance to Grand-Fayt

from Lille (prefecture): 79 km

from Paris: 175 km

from Calais: 166 km

from Nice: 759 km

from Bordeaux: 672 km

from Strasbourg: 332 km

Getting here

For driving distances to Grand-Fayt from anywhere in France see driving distances and route planner.

We have 11 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Beaurepaire-sur-Sambre, Cartignies, Dompierre-sur-Helpe, Le Favril, Marbaix, Maroilles, Noyelles-sur-Sambre, Petit-Fayt, Prisches, Saint-Remy-Chaussee and Taisnieres-en-Thierache.

This page in French: Visiter Grand-Fayt