Grenay tourism and travel guide

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Visit Grenay: highlights and tourist information

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Grenay is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Nord-Pas-de-Calais region (now part of the Hauts-de-France region), in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Grenay is 179 kilometres from Paris).

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

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Grenay, 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 Grenay in Hauts-de-France.

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


... or see ALL recommended places to visit in Pas-de-Calais

Map of places to visit near Grenay

Markets in and near Grenay

Market days in Grenay: weekly market: Tuesday;

  • Grenay: market Tuesday (0km)
  • Bully-les-Mines: market Thursday (2km)
  • Lievin: market Wednesday & Sunday (4km)
  • Lens: market Tuesday & Saturday & Friday (7km)
  • Avion: market Thursday (8km)
  • Barlin: market Wednesday (9km)
  • Beuvry: market Friday (9km)
  • La Bassee: market Thursday (10km)
  • Bethune: market Sunday & Monday & Friday (11km)
  • Harnes: market Thursday (12km)

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

Tourist attractions near Grenay, France

Some places with official tourist classifications and other places of interest to visit nearby that should provide inspiration if you are visiting Grenay.

Heritage sites

Churches and religious monuments

  • Cathédrale Notre Dame de La Treille (Lille) (31km)
  • Eglise de Notre Dame de Vaucelles (Les Rues-des-Vignes) (55km)

Remarkable gardens

  • Parc du château de Sericourt (34km)
  • Le parc Barbieux (39km)
  • La ferme du mont des Récollets (43km)
  • Le jardin du Manoir-aux-Loups (46km)
  • Jardin du château de Maizicourt (52km)

Protected historical centre (fr: secteur sauvegardé)

(see also historical French towns)

Sites of natural beauty

  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Marais de Wagnonville (24km)
  • Les Prés du Hem (29km)
  • Réserve naturelle du Jardin écologique du Vieux-Lille (32km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale de la Tourbière de Vred (36km)
  • Réserve naturelle régionale du Pré des Nonnettes (37km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des étangs du Romelaëre (49km)
  • Réserve naturelle nationale des grottes et des pelouses d'Acquin-Westbécourt et des coteaux de Wavrans-sur-l'Aa (50km)

Towns of Art and history

Villages in bloom 4* (fr: ville fleurie)

  • Wattignies (27km)
  • Wasquehal (37km)
  • Boubers-sur-Canche (40km)
  • Tourcoing (43km)
  • Mastaing (44km)

Zoo and/or wildlife park

  • Parc zoologique de Lille (30km)

Geography and distances

Geographical Information

Commune: Grenay

Canton: Liévin-Nord

Arrondissement: Lens

Department: Pas-de-Calais

Region: Nord-Pas-de-Calais

New region: Hauts-de-France

Postcode: 62160

Distance to Grenay

from Arras (prefecture): 18 km

from Paris: 179 km

from Calais: 83 km

from Nice: 825 km

from Bordeaux: 671 km

from Strasbourg: 417 km

Getting here

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

We have 15 other places listed as being close (less than kilometres from ): Aix-Noulette, Angres, Bouvigny-Boyeffles, Bully-les-Mines, Eleu-Dit-Leauwette, Hulluch, Labourse, Lievin, Loos-en-Gohelle, Mazingarbe, Noeux-les-Mines, Noyelles-les-Vermelles, Sailly-Labourse, Sains-en-Gohelle and Vermelles.

This page in French: Visiter Grenay