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Grenay tourism and travel guide

Photo of Grenay in Pas-de-Calais

Photo is of Arras at 19 km from Grenay

Visit Grenay: highlights and tourist information

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Grenay is situated in the Pas-de-Calais department and Hauts-de-France region.

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

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!

Arras

Arras

at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

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

See Arras guide
Arras Carriere Wellington

Arras Carriere Wellington

Monument at 19 km (direction south-south-east)

The Carrière Wellington museum in Arras is a series of tunnels that...

See Arras Carriere Wellington guide
Douai

Douai

at 26 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Douai guide
Lille

Lille

at 31 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Lille guide
 
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Aire-sur-la-Lys

Aire-sur-la-Lys

at 32 km (direction west-north-west)

Now officially listed as a 'recommended detour' town, the highlight in Aire-sur-la-Lys...

See Aire-sur-la-Lys guide
Les Jardins de Sericourt

Les Jardins de Sericourt

Garden at 34 km (direction west-south-west)

Beautiful garden to visit in the village of Sericourt....

See Les Jardins de Sericourt guide
Roubaix

Roubaix

at 41 km (direction east-north-east), in the Nord department

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

See Roubaix guide
Cassel

Cassel

at 43 km (direction north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Cassel guide
Saint-Omer

Saint-Omer

at 47 km (direction west-north-west)

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

See Saint-Omer guide
Cambrai

Cambrai

at 48 km (direction east-south-east), in the Nord department

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

See Cambrai guide
Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

Saint-Amand-les-Eaux

at 49 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
Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Les Jardins de Maizicourt

Garden at 52 km (direction west-south-west), in the Somme department

Beautiful garden to visit in the Somme department in northern France...

See Les Jardins de Maizicourt guide
The Jardin des Lianes

The Jardin des Lianes

Garden at 52 km (direction west)

The Jardin des Lianes is one of our favourite gardens in this...

See The Jardin des Lianes guide
Esquelbecq

Esquelbecq

at 53 km (direction north-north-west), in the Nord department

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

See Esquelbecq guide

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Map of places to visit near Grenay

 
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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)

Hotels near Grenay

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

Tourist attractions near Grenay, France

What to do at Grenay? 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)
 
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Geography and distances

Grenay is in the north of France at 18 kilometres from Arras, the department capital (general information: Grenay is 179 kilometres from Paris).

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

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